{03.25.13} Trends

You know those tiny embroidered critters that were once a hallmark of the country club set? Well they're back, and they're popping up on more than stodgy Nantucket Reds. Of course, the archives of American prep have long been an inspiration for menswear brands, but these little thread-rendered motifs are by far the quirkiest. From sail boats and bikes to lobsters and anchors, here are some sure-fire sartorial conversation starters.

    The Lacoste polo shirt featured the first embroidered animal logo, and is credited with kicking off the critter phenomenon.
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Old Navy,

Herschel Supply, $100

Vans, $80


Ralph Lauren, $125

Shipley & Halmos,

New England Shirt Co.
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