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Men's formal wear
Men's formal wear
Resource Typeimage
TitleMen's formal wear
Coverage / Year1936
DescriptionDrawing, color, pen and ink
InterpretationThe formal day wear depicted here for a 1936 wedding remained a classic fashion in subsequent decades. The styles included cutaway jackets, waistcoats, striped trousers, ascots, fold and wing collars, and four-in-hand and bow ties.
Lesson Plans / ThemesCelebrations and Festivals; American Communities in History; American Dream; Depression Photo Essay;
Learning Standards16 History; 15 Economics;
SourceEsquire's Encyclopedia of 20th Century Men's Fashions by O. E. Schoeffler and William Gale, ISBN 07-055480-3, 709 p., 1973
Subject / KeywordsFashion--History; Fashion industry; Weddings; Wedding costume; Clothing
Collection PublisherIllinois State Library;
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