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Classic Men's Style in Fashion Illustration Ads

1930s Fashion Ads & Hats

It has been a while since we’ve had some fashion illustrations, and recently I examined a number of beautifully illustrated menswear ads from 1935 which I would like to present today.  Clearly at the time, the general level and formality of clothing style Read more

The home of Sean Crowley

Vintage Clothes & Interior Design by Sean Crowley & Meredith Modzelewski

The first time I heard about Sean Crowley was a few years ago, when Rose Callahan produced a photo series and video about him and his tie collection. Read more

1930's Summer Suits

Linen & Wool Summer Suit Fashions in the 1930’s

After we published our Gentlemen of Style ebook, we paused our coverage of vintage men’s fashion illustrations for a while, but now it is summer and there are a few ensembles I don’t want to keep from you any longer! Read more

Norfolk Jacket Guide

The Norfolk Jacket Guide – History, Style & How to Buy

Sportscoats and odd jackets are quite popular today but their origins lay in the riding jackets of the 19th century and Norfolk jacket, which is one of the most characteristic sportscoats ever invented. Read more

Gentleman of Style eBook with Newsletter

Gentlemen of Style – Men’s Fashion Illustrations in the US in the Thirties

Over the past weeks, we have published fewer articles because we were working on our very first eBook – Gentlemen of Style. This book focuses on men’s clothing in the US in the 1930’s as worn by elegant Gentleman Read more