Summer is seersucker's shining moment

Story highlights

  • Frumpy, boxy seersucker is out, tailored seersucker is in.
  • Men are boldly experimenting in fashion, using seersucker in new ways
  • Haspel and Brooks Brothers helped popularize the cool fabric
The seersucker suit is having a moment.
Recently worn by the likes of Jay Z, Kanye West, and Leonardo DiCaprio (as designed by Brooks Brothers in the movie "The Great Gatsby"), seersucker has jumped out of its humble beginnings and into the modern dandy's closet.