Monday, April 6, 2015


framed by marina city, a shaded wool one-button sport coat by kuppenheimer. tie by damon, ashear handkerchief, shirt from excello.

in the court of the golden hands, a silk-and-rayon jacket enriched with a Gold Rush size plaid. By Worsted-Tex.

in front of the picasso-designed sculpture at chicago civic center plaza... hammonton park's kelly-green crepe-weave wool suit.

pale blue hopsack woven dacron, wool and mohair by phoenix. ashear scarf. grant park american-indian-commemorating statue by ivan mestrovic.

seen through the lobby windows of the water tower-hyatt house across from the water tower itself - a sport jacket with half-t lapels. curved seams run from the squared shoulders to crescent-shaped lower pockets. by ratner.

in grant park, civil war hero general john a. logan charges past a floral-diamond-printed sports jacket by college hall.

shadow-striped silver-greywool and mohair suit from cardinal fronts the herald quare observers - george washington, haym salomon, robert morris. tie - oleg cassini.

the wrigley building is the backdrop for this all-cotton jacket in an all-over-design print by delton perched at the michigan avenue bridge.

donegal by design - at frank lloyd wright's lobby in the rookery building, a silver-wheat-colored suit in sharkskin with a donegal look by top-o-mart.

in front of frasnk lloyd wright's robie house, this edwardian-inspired tan suit worsted, checked and overplaided, by tempo international.

at the museum of science and industry, an eight-buttoned double-breasted coat in fire-red tartan plaid from the critique division of albert turner.

on the portico of mies van der rohe's crown hall at the illinois tech campus, a walking coat of silver and blue donegal tweed, nubbed with orange, yellow and green from stanley blacker.

at the emporium in old town, notched-lappeled, brightly hued jacket by eagle. excello shirt, necktie by gino paoli.

on state street and randolph in the loop, a two-button textured silk sport jacket by hart, schaffner and marx. shirt by ramey-tyson, apache scarf by dumont.

the coachman comes back - malcolm kenneth remakes a classic. brown velvet collar inset above pronounced peaked lapels. six coach-and-horse hand-etched mother-of-pearl buttons. the coat has four sets of three-overlaid flap pockets. coachman's hat from gingiss brothers. photographed on elegant astor street.

"tarra's wear-with-all jackets go with any blooming thing"
tarra, avenue of the america, new york, ny.

Chicago: Whirlwindy City
Gentlemen's Quarterly March 1969
Photography: Leonard Nones

... eyes on the sixties at devodotcom

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