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No stuffed shirt

Mark Maidment is the creative director for London-based Ben Sherman, which recently opened a store on Newbury Street.

Mark Maidment is the creative director for London-based Ben Sherman, which recently opened a store on Newbury Street. (
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By Christopher Muther
Globe Staff / October 15, 2009

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More than 45 years ago, a British gent named Arthur Sugarman changed his name to Ben Sherman and started producing a slim-fitting button-down shirt. Taking his inspiration from American haberdashery and R&B music, his shirts may have faded into obscurity. However, they were discovered by a vain batch of music-loving, Vespa-riding folks called Mods who adopted Ben Sherman shirts as ... (Full article: 495 words)

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