Described by The New York Times as a treasure of fashion insiders, Take Ivy was originally published in Japan in 1965, setting off an explosion of American-influenced Ivy Style fashion among students in the trendy Ginza shopping district of Tokyo. It's is a collection of candid photographs shot on the campuses of America's elite Ivy League universities. The series focuses on men and their clothes, perfectly encapsulating the unique academic fashion of the era.
Take Ivy is considered a definitive document of this particular style, and this classic as now been revived with an all-new English translation. Ivy style has never been more popular, in Japan or stateside, proving its timeless and transcendent appeal. Take Ivy has survived the decades and is an essential object for anyone interested in the history or future of fashion.