Afro hairstyles to zoot suits, what do you remember?
From Afro hairstyles to zoot suits, what do you remember?
The longer jackets, which work so well on a tall man, are reminiscent of the zoot suits worn by snappy younger men in the 1940s.
Since a big and tall 4 button suit is considered a fashion statement anyway, you may as well go the whole way and get an actual zoot suit.
Finding a good vintage suit can be a challenge, and the prices are often sky-high, but you can get a modern zoot suit in large at shops like Men's USA.
Learning about the fascinating history of zoot suits, from their creation, controversy and height of popularity, is a must for anyone interested in a complete timeline of men's fashion.
Because Latinos favored flashy suit fashion, these events are also known as The Zoot Suit Riots.
Zoot suit wearers' hats were as ostentatious and flashy as the suit.
Due to the extra fabric used to make zoot suits, these were seen as luxury items, not necessarily everyday wear.
In bygone eras or even today, the man who sports a zoot suit isn't style-shy at all.
Check out Tri Sport's Zoot Men's TRIfit Mesh Top.
Men traditionally wear a suit or some variation, as they might with ballroom dance, and the zoot suit or a 1940s style is very popular for swing dancing.
Suavecito makes zoot suits ready to wear and custom made, as well as offering suits for rental (a popular choice for weddings).
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