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Philip Delves Broughton - Yanks dress better than limeys

Regulars | By Philip Delves Broughton

Bergdorf Goodman

As an Englishman in New York, I’ve learnt to love American clothes, says Philip Delves Broughton

After a couple of years in New York in my late 20s, I decided I needed to improve my wardrobe. At that point, it consisted of little more than Gap khakis and shirts, often bought as a laundry solution on trips around the country. I had a couple of suits from London, but rare opportunities to wear them. So, after some limited consultation, I went to the menswear department at Bergdorf Goodman, and entrusted myself to a floorwalker named Tyrone. ...

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