In it's own creative way, the attached STARS & STRIPES article spells out how the necessities of industrial warfare demanded that the wristwatch no longer be thought of as a piece of jewelery adorned only by fops and fems and evolved into a useful tool for soldiers in the field. The column makes clear that prior the First World War, any man who dared to accessorize themselves with a watch was immediately suspect and likely to have their noses broken.
•The T-shirt also had a military origin.
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•Read an article about the history
of Brooks Brothers•