Perspective: He's a Sole Man

'Casual' shoes for men used to mean the Oxfords too grubby for church—then came JFK

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While most men are hardly aware of the fact, they all owe a debt of gratitude to John F. Kennedy. Yes, there was that Cuban Missile thing he diffused. But an improbably more enduring legacy survives, of all places, under your bed. Gents, next time you pull on a casual dress shoe, thank Jack.

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