All The Presidents’ Menswear

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All The Presidents’ Menswear

Words by Mr John Brodie

30 March 2016

President John F Kennedy with Secretary of Defense Robert S McNamara outside the Oval Office, White House, Washington DC, 29 October 1962. Photograph by Cecil Stoughton, Mr John F Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston/

A chunky cardigan instils confidence

President Jimmy Carter works through briefing books while on vacation at Sea Island, Georgia, June 1977. Photograph by Ken Hawkins/ZUMA Wire

Keep your head high in a hard-hat area

President Warren Harding riding a tractor, 1923. Photograph by AP/Press Association Images

Good grooming can trump good policy

Messrs John F Kennedy and Richard Nixon in a CBS television studio, Chicago, 1960. Photograph ©Art Shay

Inauguration: it’s all about the outerwear

President William Howard Taft with Mr Edward J Stellwagen, chief of the inaugural committee, and Vice President James S Sherman, Washington DC, March 1909. Photograph by Pictorial News Company/Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington DC

Double denim can be jean genius

Mr Ronald Reagan on his ranch in Pacific Palisades, California, June 1980. Photograph by Mr Michael Evans/