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"The Notre-Dame tragedy strikes all... who care about history and culture," said Kering's CEO François-Henri Pinault.
Brooks Brothers knows that a good percentage of its customer base attends fancy private colleges, probably on the east coast and most definitely part of one league or another (preferably an ivy one). The brand is finally embracing this fact with gusto by producing, for the first time in its two hundred-year history, a line of college apparel for 15 universities. Behold, the nation's preppiest student bodies: