J. Crew CEO Decks Out Hamptons Estate With Tasteful Confederate Flag

Brendan O'Connor · 06/29/15 02:00PM

Vague references to American tradition are all well and good when you’re just trying to move some madras shorts—but when you’re decorating your house you should make sure that the fantasy old-timey United States you’re worshipping isn’t actually fantasy old-time Confederate States of America. Just ask J. Crew CEO Mickey Drexler.

Brendan O'Connor · 06/28/15 01:15PM

In this AP file photo from May 2000, activists watch, in front of the South Carolina Statehouse, as the Confederate flag burns; on the left, a Nazi flag has already been burned. The Confederate flag flew atop the statehouse’s dome until later that year.