The basic grey suit

Joshua Kim

It may appear a bit dull and drab hanging in the corner of your closet sometimes but it has actually played a vital role in the workplace, on the street, in the bar, and especially in the movies throughout the years.  Its origins can be traced back to the post World War II era.  Men were returning home, retiring their military uniforms and again assuming their lives as gentlemen.  But at this point, the society they were coming back to was no longer friendly to the extravagance and flamboyance of the past.  And so the “uniform grey” suit emerged instead...