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Is a scarf too metro?

Sean R. Fitzgerald | Friday, September 16, 2011

Dear Felicia and the Ladies of Notre Dame (“Fashion by Felicia The Man Scarf,” Sept. 14),

As the one male that read your fashion article, I am a little confused. Scarves on men, in T-shirts… really? It just seems too metro for the Notre Dame male. I maybe would have considered it, until you mentioned that I should take fashion advice from our “European counterparts.” Just because David Beckham is “dreamy” does not mean that they all look like that.

I happen to shop at Express and I tend to layer with vests, and even I think that a scarf with a T-shirt is in the “too-close-to-metro-for-comfort” category. I think that a slim fit dress shirt with a v-neck sweater paired with straight leg, dark denim jeans (never ever ever wear skinny jeans… ever) is a much better alternative.

However, I respect the Ladies of Notre Dame. And, if they want me to wear a scarf, I’ll give it a try. So Ladies of Notre Dame, is a scarf fashion-forward or just too metro?

Sean R. Fitzgerald


Dillon Hall

Sept. 14