Gangs of New Look
Wearing a Straw Hat after September 15th was such a fashion faux-pas in 1922 that a group of street toughs began attacking anyone with the gall to do it. The result was a series of violent outbreaks that became known at the Straw Hat Riots. Anthony and Jeff discuss fashion, unwritten rules, and the thing that would make them take to the streets themselves.
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