Super Ball XLV freshly over, the euphoria settling down and sport withdrawal creeping in, I wondered why fans don’t generally play up the ‘Americana’ factor at games? Let’s face it, when it comes to sports, American go full throttle –some paint themselves, others even wear horns [Viking envy] with a brewsky in hand for good measure; at the end of the day, its all about team and spirit.
If it’s cold and it’s football, bring out the raccoon coat with your team scarf and go sheer. It was a “must” in the 1920s, and remained a retro-staple in ivy-league life.
If you can still wear your grandfather and great-grandfather raccoon coat, it says a lot about the quality of that investment and the sturdiness of that fur. Move over Dodge truck commercials, this coat is built for a man’s man.
The great Joe Namath was a devotee of fur gear in his football years. He knew what he liked and exuded pure confidence in his fur.
Fur and sport activities are nothing new actually. Go to the National Portrait Gallery in DC. One of their most famous paintings is a man ice-skating, in 1782!
Next time you want to go old school, consider those two!
The raccoon coat for men was the ultimate preppy accessory.
And in Green Bay….nothing is warmer!
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