Rod Serling Style – Early 1960’s Twilight Zone

March 17, 2010

It baffles me that Rod Serling never makes a best dressed list.  Here’s a look back at some of my favorite looks for Mr. Serling from the Twilight Zone.

From "Dust" - January 6, 1961 - Amazing 2 button sack suit, satin tie, and spread collar white oxford shirt

From "A Most Unusual Camera" - December 16, 1960 - Great 2 button sack suit, satin tie, and white oxford spread collar shirt

From "A Most Unusual Camera" - December 16, 1960 - Great 3 roll 2 sack suit, satin tie with vertical stripes, and white oxford spread collar shirt

A more relaxed Serling from "A World of His Own" - July 1, 1960 (One of Serlings first appearances as host of the show)

From "Four O'Clock" - April 6, 1962 -

From "Four O'Clock" - April 6, 1962 - Great flecked 3 roll 2 sack suit and white oxford tab collar

From "King Nine will not Return" - September 30, 1960 - Classic Serling, black mohair 3 roll 2 sack suit, white oxford spread collar, foulard tie, Hamilton Ventura and a paratroopers bracelet

From "Mr. Garrity and the Graves" - May 8, 1964 - Great Tweed 3 roll 2 blazer, white oxford, and tie

From "Mr. Garrity and the Graves" - May 8, 1964 - Great Tweed 3 roll 2 blazer, white oxford button down collar, and tie

From "The Dummy" - May 4, 1962 - Amazing sack suit, tab collar, and skinny tie. You'll also notice Mr. Serling's paratroopers WWII bracelet on his right wrist.

From "The Trouble with Templeton" - December 9, 1960 - Amazing Repp Stripe tie

From "The Obsolete Man" - June 2, 1961 - Signature Serling, black 3 roll 2 blazer with pleating details, white oxford spread collar, and skinny tie. Also note Mr. Serling's signature cigarette

From "The Man in the Bottle" - October 7, 1960 - Again, Signature Serling at it's best. If you look closely, you'll notice the flecked wool detail on Rod's blazer. The foulard skinny tie is also amazing!

From "Two" - September 15, 1961 - Amazing combination of a 3 roll 2 tweed blazer, white oxford club collar with a tie bar, and skinny printed madder tie.

From "Night of the Meek" - December 23, 1960 - Bundled up in a great tweed overcoat and plaid scarf. I'm sure there's an amazing mohair sack suit, white oxford, and skinny tie underneath.

From "A Kind of Stopwatch" - October 18, 1963 - Amazing mohair shark skin sack suit!

Eagle Clothes provided lots of clothing for Mr. Serling

5 Responses to “Rod Serling Style – Early 1960’s Twilight Zone”

  1. Andrew said

    Is Eagle clothes the old factor in BK that you pass on the way to Park Slope?

  2. I’d love an old Eagle suit. Wonder if eBay can help me out…

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