By  on October 25, 2019

NEW YORK — It’s not often these days that you see a room full of men wearing Harris tweed blazers, button-down oxfords, repp ties and gray flannel slacks. But that was the audience that turned out to hear a panel of men’s wear veterans discuss “American Style: Ivy, Trad and Prep Into the 21st Century.”

In addition to the traditionalists, the event at Town Stages in TriBeCa hosted by shirtmaker Thomas Mason and Simon Crompton of the Ivy League-skewed web site Permanent Style, also drew a group of young guys in modern interpretations of classic styles. Think Rowing Blazers and Vineyard Vines with Todd Snyder cords and Chelsea boots.

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