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Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I read in your column that you’re a big fan of women’s jumpsuits because they’re a one-stop solution for “what to wear.” But you didn’t mention men’s jumpsuits. Are they considered fashionable, or would I be laughed out of town if I wore one? — Thomas J.
Dear Thomas: Jumpsuits for men are high fashion and turning up on runways all over the place. To say they’re not for Everyman is an understatement. But if you hang out with people who are on the cutting edge, plenty of moderately priced options won’t make you regret experimenting without the wallet pain of Prada, Bode, Alexander McQueen, etc.
Macy’s (macys.com), to cite one example, carries the Indiana-based Berne label, the venerable workwear brand (established 1915). They’re from Berne’s “heritage collection” at prices under $50. And, in the same what’s-old-is-newagain vein, my grandpa wore