With less than 3 weeks remaining until Derby Day (May 4) gentlemen tired of traditional seersucker yet seeking to leave their sartorial mark on the festivities could do worse than visit J Peterman.
Each spring and summer Peterman's catalog includes an entry "The man in the linen suit". Generally, I prefer my clothing without a backstory, but J's write ups are clever and more importantly the story makes you spend more time reading the catalog than you would otherwise. The man in the linen suit has been a Peterman catalog staple for years however for this year they've changed the color, this season it's Ivory.
Ivory linen is the perfect for Derby Day accompanied by mint juleps, pretty girls and fast horses, or...