• Princeton’s Girls

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    It was in the late 60s that Princeton University first admitted women as undergraduates. President Robert J. Goheen told the Daily Princetonian two years prior that coeducation was only a matter of time. On September 6, 1969 148 women took the Ivy League university up on its offer of acceptance amidst a frenzy of media gawking and ribbing. Hordes of women’s papers and magazines, like Women’s Wear Daily, went to press on what the stylish Princeton freshwoman wore on campus. Practically every female student was featured in her hometown paper, including this young lady whose sense of style is as relevant today as it was 40 years ago.

    Image via Alfred Elsenstaedt

    Feb 9, 2011 | Permalink (12) Total Comments

    Elizabeth V. left a comment on 2/10/2011 at 8:15 PM:

    @tammy: I can see how that’d be flattering on a gal with larger assets!

    @krc: I haven’t seen Tory Burch’s polos—will take a look. I’m curious.


    Luis Alcaraz left a comment on 2/10/2011 at 3:16 PM:

    Amazing image, I am with the others that we want to see more of this freshment girls.


    RJT left a comment on 2/10/2011 at 10:43 AM:

    whoa.


    Joey Der left a comment on 2/10/2011 at 9:01 AM:

    She’s a go getter. Stunning.


    Kaitlyn left a comment on 2/9/2011 at 10:15 PM:

    Classy is an understatement.


    NauticalPrep left a comment on 2/9/2011 at 3:54 PM:

    I just love yor blog! My blog is obv. not good, but I really enoy looking at what you write about and the topics mentioned! :) Oh, and I love the outfit! :)
    http://nauticalprep.wordpress.com/


    tammy left a comment on 2/9/2011 at 3:51 PM:

    This is definitely a timeless look.  I believe that the longer placket favors women with a larger cup size.


    krc left a comment on 2/9/2011 at 3:20 PM:

    I absolutely love this post.

    Sidenote: Tory Burch polos are a great example of the longer placket not being an outdated style.


    M left a comment on 2/9/2011 at 12:49 PM:

    Irrefutable proof that co-education ruined man’s attention span.


    Elizabeth V. left a comment on 2/9/2011 at 12:33 PM:

    The extra-long placket on the front of her shirt would be considered dated today…but other than that, it’s a great outfit. And I’m with trip—are there more photos?


    trip left a comment on 2/9/2011 at 11:33 AM:

    What’s the source of this photo?  Are there more like it?


    TheCreativeRoutine left a comment on 2/9/2011 at 11:20 AM:

    There are few things cooler than mixing fashion, academia, and history into one post. Kudos Fred.


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