Soho House Frowns on Suits

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While the die-hards at Mars Bar apparently have no problem these days with patrons in full preppy attire (to EV Grieve’s disbelief), Soho House is discouraging its members from wearing suits and ties. Gawker points to a note in their newsletter that states, “We’ve always believed that a relaxed atmosphere is a crucial part of our identity,” and wonders whether it isn’t part of an effort to purge those suddenly passé bankers. [Gawker]