21 Photos That Prove Bush 41 Has Always Been One Stylish GQ P.I.M.P.

Much is being made of the socks he wore to his son’s library dedication, but the truth is George H.W. Bush has always had classic Ivy Style.

1. A very young Bush sporting a tweed blazer.

2. Keeping it casual while hanging out with his wife Barbara and his brother Bucky.

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3. Bush and George W. Bush sporting Yale sweaters (doesn’t get anymore preppy than that).

4. On the move in a sack suit.

5. Pulling off “Don Draper” style, in a skinny tie and grey suit, while meeting Dwight D. Eisenhower.

6. Looking very 2013 in a short sleeve button up and monk strap shoes.

7. Not afraid to stand out by sporting a madras blazer.

8. Lounging in a J.Press shaggy dog sweater while on vacation at his home in Maine.

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9. Looking like a member of Vampire Weekend in his polo shirt, khakis and boat shoes.

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10. He knows how to sport a club tie.

11. Rocking Wes Anderson style before Wes Anderson - blazer, scarf, cords and tennis shoes.

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12. Having dinner with his boss. Bush showed him off by wearing a burgundy color dinner jacket.

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13. Looks very dapper in a tux…

14. …And he manages to still look dapper, even when he is doing something embarrassing.

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15. At the World Series, Bush wore his more casual weekend look: a classic navy blazer with gold buttons.

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16. Looking like Dos Equis’ “The Most Interesting Man in the World.”

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“Once while sailing around the world, he discovered a short cut.”

17. Adding some pazazz to his tuxedo with a striped vest and also some humor into an otherwise stately photo.

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18. Was still not afraid to rock the madras blazer in 2009.

19. After endorsing Romney in 2012, he took time to show off his appreciation of cool socks.

Also, bonus points on wearing what appear to be Ferragamo bit loafers - good taste.

20. Wearing patriotic socks to the White House for the unveiling of his son’s official portrait, May, 31, 2012.

21. Taking patriotic themed socks to the next level at Houston Texans cheerleaders ceremony in Houston, April 17, 2013.

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