Anne's Diary | Clothes Make the Man | unknowncountry: Or that's how the old saying goes, anyway. Pope Benedict appreciated the idea of dressing to fulfill a role--in fact, Esquire magazine put him on its best dressed list, saying that he had a way with accessories and advising their male readers: "It could be a pocket square or a chunky watch or a tie clip, but make it your own." One way Benedict did this was by wearing handmade red leather loafers.
He also brought back the white and red ermine-trimmed capelets, and reintroduced the little red velvet cap trimmed in the same fur. His fondness for ermine angered some Italian animal rights groups. (Anne Strieber)
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Anne's Diary | Clothes Make the Man | unknowncountry
Anne Strieber, better half of Whitley of course, writes on her blog about Popes and clothing, and what that says about the messages such attire sends:
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