Big Cat Energy

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Big Cat jacket is inspired by a Gucci wallpaper. John F. Kennedy wore Gucci loafers as a part of his signature preppy style. Jackie Kennedy was seen sporting her Gucci purse so much that the Italian fashion house changed the name of that bag to “the Jackie.”

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Polka Dots are typically used on informal clothing.  The pattern evokes a youthful whimsy. This tie has 56 polka dots. Abraham Lincoln lived until his 56th year. 

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The tiger is the largest living cat species. Tigers exude stateliness and power. These majestic animals are determined, confident, and fierce. The primary meaning of the tiger as one’s spirit animal is that they possess willpower, trustworthiness, personal strength, and courage. 

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The Daphne is a five-petal star shaped flower. These red stars represent Victory and Immortality. Five days after the Civil war ended, President Lincoln died from assassination. 

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Abe is holding the iPhone 13 pro. The first phone call ever made was in 1876. In the late 1800s telephones were a novelty only shown to kings and queens. By the end of WWII in 1945 there was one phone for every five people in the U.S. The first cell phone call ever made was in 1973. By 1998 there was one phone for every man, woman and child living in the U.S. In 2016 Apple reported they had sold their 1 billionth  iPhone

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The Confederate army surrendered to the Union on April 9, 1865, on what was Palm Sunday that year. Four days later, on April 14 — Good Friday — President Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theatre. Lincoln survived until the next day. When Lincoln died from a bullet shot on Good Friday, the day that commemorates the crucifixion, many Christians felt there was a connection between the Biblical event and the modern assassination.

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president. 

Triskaidekaphobia is the fear of the number 13. Many cultures believe that the number 13 is unlucky. Elevator companies estimate that 85% of the buildings with elevators don't have a floor named “13th floor”. These buildings skip the number 13 because of this pervasive belief and fear. This practice has become commonplace in American building design.

Julia Ward Howe, an active leader in anti-slavery politics wrote the “Battle Hymn of the Republic". Which includes the lyrics; “He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free.”