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Accessories, Trends

Brooches for men: add a dash of style to your lapel

By Colin Chapman on January 15th, 2009


It’s rare that a Christmas episode of Top of the Pops sheds light on a new sartorial trend but the most recent festive programme featured Kaiser Chiefs’ singer Ricky Wilson sporting a vintage brooch on his lapel. Generally associated with elderly ladies of the Miss Marple variety, in previous eras a lapel pin was seen as part of a gentleman’s proper attire. Looking very now, a great pin can add an individual touch to an otherwise anonymous peacoat or corduroy jacket lapel.

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