What we have are gentlemen sporting classic collar points with moderate spread, sometimes short sleeve (always with a chest pocket – a very American touch) and medium breadth neckties. The occasional kipper, but this 1971 is a very different world than, say, The Deuce (costume designer Anna Terrazas).
Most of the male cast are are old school in their style of dress. The 1960s is far from leaving their wardrobes.
As Kay Graham, Meryl Streep gives perhaps the broadest hints as to the film’s era. She is an a position of wealth and power, which would have afforded her the latest fashions – as comparatively conservative as they seem here.