Learn how Ferris' Bueller's iconic vest/tee pairing started
Did you know the patterned vest Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) wears into Chicago on his day off was initially a cardigan?
According to Marilyn Vance, costume designer for Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,
“I couldn't find anything I liked so I lopped the sleeves off. I got it in Chicago at Marshall Field’s in the men’s department.”
Ferris' vest/tee pairing has become such an iconic look, that when shopping for a Ferris Bueller Halloween costume, that's what you're gonna get.
More about Marshall Field's
Journey with us to 1923, when this Chicago-based department store (acquired by Macy’s in 2005) set up a makeshift movie theatre in its book department.