Tuesday, February 1, 2011

New York, Nantucket or Breton Reds

Originally adopted from the uniforms of the New York Yacht Club,Nantucket or Breton Reds are distinctive in that they fade to a light pink as they age. Since their inception, the cotton canvas pants have been marketed as shorts, and the trademark salmon red color has been adopted on hats, shirts, sweaters and socks.The Reds are worn predominately by summer residents of Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard and Newport sailors.

Where to find the Reds

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