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Wearing a Sharkskin Suit

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BlackBook wants to add Jaws to the list of movies making fashion history. As inspiration for spring, the magazine looks to the original trio of characters as "men who are as comfortable in their skin as they are in their life roles. The essentials they don are as distressed as their characters." If crumpled, swarthy whaler outfits from the mid-1970s are your thing, then they urge you to shop "Levi’s (vintage and new), the so-distressed Double RL brand, and Gap, together with perhaps some more high-end pieces out of Yves Saint Laurent, Calvin Klein, John Varvatos, Polo, and Bottega Venetta"(sp). Yes, do make sure to sport your woven leather loafers next time you're out in a longboat. [BlackBook]