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Zoot suit, 1940-42

“ fripperiesandfobs: “ Zoot suit, From LACMA ” Just for the record, this is the only known extant complete authentic zoot suit in the world, and it’s also the most expensive suit.

Encens Magazine - Lowe H Seger Fashion: Samuel Drira

Men's Fashion Inspiration Encens Magazine - Lowe H Seger Fashion: Samuel Drira

The personal blog of Jo Waterhouse, who does design and stuff.

men's Zoot Suit wool oversized ballooned sleeves, pockets and high waisted pegged pants

A dapper young man in Dakar, Senegal, c.1950. Photo by Mama Casset.

Dapper dandy photographed by Senegalese studio photographer Mama Casset. Photo courtesy of the artist and Revue Noire, Paris.

Zoot-suits were worn by lower class Mexican and African Americans. Very loose and long pants with an extremely large jacket. The zoot-suit was a distinctive part of the "Pachuco" culture, and a way for the youth of minority groups to express their individuality and feelings of rebellion. People saw wearing the zoot-suit as a deliberate, public, and obnoxious way of ignoring the rationing/war effort after the War Production  Board nearly banned the production of them. Distinctions were…

Zoot-suits were worn by lower class Mexican and African Americans. Very loose and long pants with an extremely large jacket. The zoot-suit was a way for the youth of minority groups to express their individuality and feelings of rebellion.

Laurie Cunningham aged 17, at Brisbane Road, home to Leyton Orient FC, 1973.//  In 1989, footballer Laurie Cunningham’s life was cut short by a car crash on the outskirts of Madrid. He was 33 years old.

Groundbreaking footballer Laurie Cunningham, age in a bespoke suit and tie of his own design. Photo by Dermot Kavanagh.

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Zoot suit, An extreme form of the sack suit, the zoot suit had a long jacket with excessively wide shoulders and long wide lapels and trousers that were markedly pegged.

pachuco zoot suits - The jacket was long with wide shoulders and long, wide lapels. The trousers were markedly pegged

pachuco zoot suits - The jacket was long with wide shoulders and long, wide lapels. The trousers were markedly pegged

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Happily, if we want full Albert frock coats for Claudius and or Polonius we can get zoot suits and tweak them.

See detail photos for Christian Dior Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear collection.

Christian Dior Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show

The Row Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear Undefined Photos - Vogue

The Row Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show

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