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THE PURCHASE: THE JEAN JACKET

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Photograph by Greg Delves. Denim jacket ($90) by Levi's.

The jean jacket may be the most egalitarian article of clothing a man can own. Embraced over the years by both the Establishment and the anti-Establishment, it transcends time, class, and trends. Wear an inky version with a polo shirt and khakis and it's unequivocally preppy; put the collar up on a washed-out model and it reads punk. But the most
versatile and modern breed of denim jacket is close-cut and worn and looks like it came with a built-in history.  Courtney Colavita

The jean jacket may be the most egalitarian article of clothing a man can own. Embraced over the years by both the Establishment and the anti-Establishment, it transcends time, class, and trends.
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