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Mens Fashion Ads 1937

Vintage Men’s Fashion Ads & What You Can Learn From Them

Looking back in time can often turn out to be quite helpful when you want to find out how you can individualize your personal style. At a time when everybody wears things a certain way you can ensure to look classic, yet different enough to stand out from the crowd. Read more

Overcoats & Fur Collars

Men’s Overcoats with Fur Collars & 1930s Fashion

After more than a decade of experience with men’s fashion illustrations, I still find new styles and interesting details regularly. The other day, I flipped through a German Herrenjournal from 1937 and I found some very interesting overcoats with fur collars along with other details that I would like to share with you. Read more

The Charcoal Brown Suit

The Charcoal Brown Suit

One of the most underutilized suit colors in this day in age is certainly brown. Men who wear suits to work often go for navy, charcoal, grey or anything in between, but brown is not really on their radar unless they wear sport coats. Read more

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

Overcoats from the Fifties

50s Clothing – Men’s Overcoats & Suits

In the past, we have written elaborate pieces on many kinds of overcoats, and today I would like to present to you a very special set of vintage French fashion illustrations from the early 1950s that not only will show you the men’s  fashion Read more

Cover Suit Silhouettes 1934

1930 Fashion Styles & Men’s Suit Silhouettes

Just the other week, we welcomed the fall season with our essential tweed guide, and while you now know what some great fall fabric looks like, you may still be looking for a new silhouette for a jacket or suit. Read more