Monday, March 27, 2006

The suit maketh the man

Putting on your first suit is a rite of passage. AA Gill gets all misty-eyed as he remembers leaving boyhood behind

"...All men remember their first suit. A suit is the uniform of adulthood, the promise of achievement, ambition, respectability and trust. It is measured and thoughtful. A suit doesn’t muck about at bus stops or push its mates into hedges. A suit says something about a boy. It says: “I’m not a boy for much longer.”..."