Lose it: Pee-wee Herman suits

It wasn't just women who went bad. The shrunken men's suit popularized by designer Thom Browne, above, was hard to take seriously. But <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB002580" title="Jay-Z" href="/topic/entertainment/music/jay-z-PECLB002580.topic">Jay-Z</a> and other celebrities known for their immaculate menswear are signaling a turn to more formal dressing for men. And that's a good thing. Jeremy Gutsche, founder of trendhunter.com, predicts we'll see men's "half formal dressing," sprucing up traditional business casual with blazers, bow ties and the like. But khaki pants with blue shirts are here to stay. Alas, forever.
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( AP file photo / June 5, 2006 )

It wasn't just women who went bad. The shrunken men's suit popularized by designer Thom Browne, above, was hard to take seriously. But Jay-Z and other celebrities known for their immaculate menswear are signaling a turn to more formal dressing for men. And that's a good thing. Jeremy Gutsche, founder of trendhunter.com, predicts we'll see men's "half formal dressing," sprucing up traditional business casual with blazers, bow ties and the like. But khaki pants with blue shirts are here to stay. Alas, forever.

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