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Sy Devore

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The Resume

Why he might be annoying

    He was branded a hustler and celebrity hanger-on.
    He was a perfectionist.
    His nightclub, Slapsie Maxie's, was funded by mob boss Mickey Cohen.
    He partied while his brother Al took care of the store's business dealings.

Why he might not be annoying

    He dressed presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson.
    He created the 1960s 'cool' swagger with skinny ties, uncuffed trousers, sharkskin suits and tailored dress shirts.
    He made several silk mohair eye patches for Sammy Davis, Jr. after he lost an eye in a traffic accident in the 1950s.
    Bob Hope stated, 'In a good year, I have my choice between a Rolls-Royce, a new house in Beverly Hills or a suit by Sy Devore.'

Credit: Black Chic

Year In Review:

    In 2021, Out of 16 Votes: 56.25% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 7 Votes: 85.71% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 5 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 14 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 12 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 13 Votes: 84.62% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 28 Votes: 64.29% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 5 Votes: 60.0% Annoying

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