Designer Perry Ellis American

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For his autumn/winter 1978–79 collection, Perry Ellis presented layered separates in a high-octane show that included a team of Princeton cheerleaders. This ensemble is directly inspired by the preppy insouciance of the cheerleading uniform and was part of a series featuring monogrammed sweaters that spelled the designer’s name. Its carefree yet traditional sensibility reflects Ellis’s overall approach to American sportswear, described by the New York Times as a "look that should appeal to the college generation as it sheds its blue jeans."

Ensemble, Perry Ellis (American, 1940–1986), Wool, American

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