Fly Guy

15 04 2013

This 1977 advertisement for a gent’s coat crams a ton of hot-button adjectives into one brief paragraph: “Pure cashmere, one of the riches of the East.  Zephyr soft.  Silken smooth.  Graham & Gunn tailors this fabled fabric befittingly in an outercoat with a natural mobility of line and a largesse of painstaking needlework.”

Graham & Gunn coat ad




2 responses

16 04 2013

Bet they paid the same that Pharaoh paid for the “largesse of painstaking needlework” too 😉

16 04 2013
Dr. Sphinx

Isn’t that a funny line? Made me think of embroidered 1700s waistcoats – certainly not a twentieth century one!

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