King & Allen celebrate – The Suits of Mad Men
As the TV phenomenon that is Mad Men airs it’s final episode this spring, it seems appropriate that K&A takes a moment to honour the show that has brought us a host of style icons – from the Prince of Wales checked, double breasted Roger Stirling to the royal blue two-pieces of young upstart Pete Campbell, Mad Men inspired a raising of the sartorial bar never seen before by a TV show.
But it’s Don Draper, Mad Men’s main protagonist and bespoked bad boy that will be remembered and most missed – by fans and menswear writers alike. His tailored grey suits and impeccable style made him one of TV’s most celebrated rogues – a veritable shark in sharkskin. I’m sure Marks & Spencers will miss him dearly… sales of white pocket squares will never be the same again!
To celebrate and commiserate the end of the show, we picked out some highlights from Mad Men’s illustrious sartorial past…
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