The style from Whit Stillman’s The Last Days of Disco is talked about in this Esquire article by Calum Marsh.
The Madras Blazer
“I remember the cool guys going to work in New York in the ’60s, maybe in August, wearing them”, explained Whit Stillman in an interview with film critic Miriam Bale last year. “I love them. They’re so light and comfortable, and I think they can be so good-looking.” Chris Eigeman, who wears one as Des in this scene, apparently disagreed, claiming on the DVD commentary that he thought it was ugly. Prove him wrong with a colorful offering from Gant.