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They're Not Just About Pinstripes


Today's Holiday Catalog Countdown looks at Brooks Bros.:

For decades, Brooks Bros. has long been considered a banker's best bet--er, investment--when it came to dressing for success. Well, have you dropped in on the guys lately? Yes, even those Wall Street types have learned how to bust a few fashion moves.

Here are some of our vested interests from BB's holiday gift guide. (To shop online:, or call (800) 274-1815 for a catalog.)

For him:

* Cashmere V-neck sweater, knit in Great Britain. Price tag: $225.

* Six pairs of knotted silk cuff links in a silk twill bag, made in England. Price tag: $38.

* Classic cable argyle vest made of English lamb's wool. Price tag: $69.50.

* Charcoal herringbone coat in a three-quarter length with two bottom flap pockets. Price tag: $328.

* Classic Brooks Bros. boxers: $16 each.

For her:

* Camel-hair double-breasted polo coat with peak lapels and inside glove and scarf pockets. Price tag: $698.

* Single-breasted medium-wale cotton corduroy blazer. Price tag: $178.

* Chelsea boots (very groovy) of aniline calfskin uppers, made in England. Price tag: $260.

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