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Yipes, stripes! It's National Seersucker Day
Yipes, stripes! It's National Seersucker Day

Seersucker isn't just having a moment -- it's having an entire day. For that the puckered fabric can thank Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-Louisiana), who last month filed a proclamation with the House of Representatives that read, in part: "In celebration and appreciation of seersucker manufacturers and admirers around the country, I extend a Happy Seersucker Day. With a rich history dating back to 1909, seersucker clothing is a unique American fashion. The original seersucker suit was designed by Joseph Haspel at his Broad Street facility in New Orleans and has been enjoyed since by many Americans. The lightweight cotton fabric with its signature 'pucker' has provided...

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