Oi Polloi

Pictures of People Wearing... Seersucker

Published: Tue Jul 12 2022

Torso-cooling and slick in equal measure, high-class summertime proceedings aren’t complete without the puckered presence of seersucker.

Initially deployed in the more exotic parts of the British Empire, seersucker was once thought of a cloth only suitable for the most minted of elites, but thanks to a handful of dedicated fans, from gruff railroad workers to keen-eyed Ivy Leaguers, the fabric has cast off its slightly seedy colonial origins and morphed into something everyone can, and should, get behind.

Here’s some snaps of people who’ve done exactly that.