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Trying to ID what American style is is as difficult as trying to ID what being American is all about. But if we're going to attempt to pinpoint it, there's something about versatile, purposeful, flattering fashion that feels as red, white, and blue as a deep-fried cherry pie on a stick. We've taken a moment to gather a few pieces that have earned their blue ribbon — and just like we Americans, some of these products are foreign exports (thank you, Scots, for plaid!), but it was U.S. industries that made them the widespread, now-iconic fashion staples they are now (thank you, Woolrich, for the plaid shirt!). Check out the six pieces you probably already own that have that All-American pedigree.
One look at the recent Fashion Month street-style snaps, and there's no denying that athletic garb still reigns supreme. From old-school sneakers bringing tomboy 'tude to femme skirts, to conspicuous logos adorning everything in between, it's like Sporty Spice is the style set's new spirit animal. But, there is a read
In a food-crazed city, the West Village still manages to be the epicenter of all things culinary. Seemingly every single charming, tree-lined block brings another hip restaurant, with tiny spaces typically filled to the brim with gorgeous people. Plus, there's a little bit of everything: from authentic French fare to read