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BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 26:  U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a statement to the press on February 26, 2013 in Berlin, Germany.  Kerry is in Germany on his first visit abroad as secretary of state, on an 11-day trip that will also take in Paris, Rome, Ankara, Cairo, Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Doha, before he returns to the United States on March 6. Kerry spent yesterday in London, holding talks with Prime Minister David Cameron and Foreign Secretary William Hague. (Photo by Jochen Zick-Action Press-Pool via Getty Images) BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 26: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a statement to the press on February 26, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. Kerry is in Germany on his first visit abroad as secretary of state, on an 11-day trip that will also take in Paris, Rome, Ankara, Cairo, Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Doha, before he returns to the United States on March 6. Kerry spent yesterday in London, holding talks with Prime Minister David Cameron and Foreign Secretary William Hague. (Photo by Jochen Zick-Action Press-Pool via Getty Images)  

Ultimate prepster John Kerry plugs Vineyard Vines in Germany

Secretary of State John Kerry has gone to Berlin to regale young Germans with stories of his youth abroad.

More importantly, he took the opportunity to plug the ultimate prepster clothing line of New England, Vineyard Vines, a Massachusetts-based company.

After someone in the crowd complimented his pink tie, “Kerry extolled the sartorial virtues of Vineyard Vines, a Connecticut purveyor of – in its own description – ‘preppy’ clothes that has a pink whale for a logo,” according to the Associated Press.

Kerry, who went to an upscale boarding school and stores his yacht in a New Hampshire harbor, swore that he doesn’t own any stock in the company, but that he just really, really likes polos with whales embroidered and the classic “Nantucket red” pants favored by the New England preppie elite.

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