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Saxony Suit Fall Fashions Apparel Arts 1930s

Today, we would like to present a beautiful fashion illustration from Apparel Arts 1935 that shows the influence of typical country clothing on town wear. We will also analyze these silhouettes and learn why 8 inch long side vents became so popular that year.   Read more

The Combined Summer Suit

The Combined Campus Style Suit

Today, we would like to introduce you to the combined suit, its history and looks, as illustrated by two fashion plates from the 1950’s Herrenjournal, a German men’s fashion magazine. This campus style suit is, technically, not a suit, but rather a combination of an odd jacket and contrasting trousers. Read more

Plaid Chalkstripe Windowpane Suits 1930s

Plaid & Chalk Stripe Spring Suits Apparel Arts 1936

After we recently covered the tennis sweater and a number of other spring outfits, we want to continue today with an Apparel Arts illustration from 1936, featuring three gentlemen in rather unusual and noteworthy spring suits. Read more