A young Dustin Hoffman in The Graduate.
District, want to drop by the legendary store to purchase classic seersucker wear. In recent years, Rubenstein has seen more and more young people come into the store in search of either a seersucker “retro look” or their own casual seersucker look. “They’re not looking for their grandfather’s Easter suit anymore,” laughs Rubenstein. “They want a trimmer look and a more colorful look.” Randy Hanauer of R. Hanauer Bow Ties sees an emerging new generation that is embracing the classic look, including seersucker. “Everything that was popular back in the late 50s and 60s – seersucker and madras and poplin and khaki – is now new to these kids,” says Hanauer. “The generation
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