Harvard’s new clothing line

September 8th, 2009


I was browsing NYTimes’ slide shows and saw these pics from Harvard’s new line of upscale clothing. There are mixed reactions about whether Harvard should have an expensive clothing line or not, mainly that it would draw an invisible class line between students from really affluent backgrounds and students coming to Harvard on financial aids (which apparently makes up for 60% of all students). It is an interesting debate. What do you think of these clothes from a fashion standpoint? I’ve always liked preppy clothes (I’m actually contemplating getting a preppy blazer once my tummy shrinks down). I like the jackets, but some of the shirts seem to be a little flashy for me, lol.

“A ramble through Harvard Yard this week, as students returned for a new academic year, revealed more bow ties, polo shirts and Lacoste crocodiles than one might find on the average college campus. But for the most part, today’s Harvard students dress however they like. The usual hoodies, jeans and flip-flops are common.)”

Read the article here


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