Better Know a Fop: Evander Berry Wall was popularly credited with the possession of over 500 trousers and 5,000 neck ties and was named King of the Dudes by the New York American newspaper after winning two battles of foppishness. He claimed his first victory when, during the blizzard of 1888, he strode into a bar clad in gleaming boots of patent leather that went to his hips. His second, and even more impressive, victory was earned for having changed clothes 40 times between breakfast and dinner, appearing on the race track “in one flashy ensemble after the other until, exhausted but victorious he at last entered the ballroom of the United States Hotel in faultless evening attire”
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