The Man In The Brooks Brothers Home
Brooks Brothers’ iconic buttondown shirt inspired a piece of literature — Mary McCarthy’s 1947 story “The Man In The Brooks Brothers Shirt” — but the brand also offers items to ensure your home is equally well dressed.
Tucked away in a corner of the women’s floor at Brooks’ Madison Avenue flagship (in fact, right next to the ladies’ powder room), is a selection of mostly masculine pictures on the wall:
While nearby are lamp shades and throw pillows in the same regimental stripes as the neckties Brooks has made for eons:
Also nearby are bed linens inspired by shirting fabrics:
On BB’s website, items for the home include this $500 limited edition football print:
There are other high-end items, including these Audobon crystal glasses at $498 for a set of four:
In contrast, this Pendleton blanket is on sale for a mere $89:
And these burgundy bath towels are on sale for a reasonable $24 and feature herringbone detailing:
So far, alas, the company has yet to put its patchwork chairs into production:
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