Fashion: The Masculine Mode

Fashion, to the average U.S. male over 30, is something for other people — females, fops, and perhaps the Duke of Windsor. As for himself, as far as his clothes are concerned, he would like to be invisible. And if one of his colleagues — or two of them — turns up in the same outfit he is wearing, he does not feel embarrassed, as would his wife. He feels reassured. His instructions to his clothier are likely to consist of asking for a suit, a shirt or a pair of shoes "just...