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mopolitan city with a lot of international students attending our universities,” says Chynna. “You see young people here from all over the world, and they have their own new young interpretation of how they can wear cool new high tops with seersucker shorts and a tank top.” One of the proud members of Chynna’s Beacon Hill Bow Tie Club is Professor Pierce Harman. A true New England Renaissance man, Pierce is a teacher, photographer and prominent young Boston personality. He first fell in love with seersucker as an undergraduate at Washington & Lee University. He returned home to the North to obtain a PhD at Boston College and then taught for a number of years at Assumption College and Holy Cross College. “As a teacher,” he recalls, “I wanted to introduce my students to classical styles of dress but actually contemporize them, so I would come to class wearing a seersucker suit and bow tie.” Pierce Harman enjoys wearing classic seersucker suits to Sunday morning services at Church of the Advent on Beacon Hill. He also revels in wearing his cotton seersucker to the Somerset Club for dinner. But what he really values is “bringing seersucker to the streets of Boston.” On any given warm spring or summer day, Pierce can be seen riding his

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