This guide does not go into fabrics or labels/manufacturers

A Very General Guide to Vintage Sartorial Style

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The above image from a Russian catalog shows how cuts of suits changed from 1923 1943. It these subtle details that show that not all vintage looks are the same. Each decade had their own ideas on fit, proportion and styling.

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Here is canada goose outlet hong kong a very general guide that Spencer and I put together canada goose outlet store new york that we feel is accurate to each of the different eras in vintage. This guide does not go into fabrics or labels/manufacturers, but is simply based on simple details like canada goose factory outlet toronto location jacket design, silhouette/fit, and ties. This guide should be used if you ever want to dress vintage and need a particular look to style yourself!

Please note a few things before we start:

At no point is it to wear just pants, a vest, and flat cap.

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High rise trousers were the norm in many of these eras.

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canada goose There are exceptions to each style as some people were fashion forward or had an eclectic style. canada goose

canada goose clearance sale People tended to keep their clothes for years. For example, it wouldn be uncommon to see a late or early suit worn out in the 1940s. However many people would alter their suits for the fashion of the times (ie, slim down a lapel). canada goose clearance sale

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1920s Odd, Yet Elegant

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Suit: Suits were very slim in the early canada goose outlet orlando 1920 canada goose jacket outlet uk but started to get looser later on. In general the early 1920 were very elegant and many illustrations had an almost style. Some even had external belts attached to them (think of a trench coat). Many 20 jackets had a high gorge and a high button stance. Some suits had a more utilitarian design, featuring multiple pockets and belts.

Canada Goose online It also interesting to note that many of the lapels in the 1920s had upturned peaks (as opposed canadagooseoutletcanada to horizontal) and that many jackets were designed to have all buttons fastened. This buttoning was due to canada goose clothing uk the stance, where the last button was right at canada goose outlet the natural waist. People also commonly wore dress canada goose outlet florida boots with their suits! Canada Goose online

buy canada goose jacket cheap Plain suits were always available, but patterned suits did exist. In addition to the typical stripes and checks, eccentric weaves were also present! buy canada goose jacket cheap

canadian goose jacket High button stance where the last button is the one intended to be fastened due to the fact that it sits at the jacket waist. Note the slim/tapered no break pants. Early 1920s canadian goose jacket

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Canada Goose Jackets Pants: Note that a true early to mid 1920 suit will have slimmer legs (almost modern, but not skinny) and a majority of outfits canada goose outlet in toronto are single breasted (with and without peak lapels) in a slim fit. It interesting that these early 1920 slim pants were advertised as legs due to their fit! Canada Goose Jackets

buy canada goose jacket Other pants include plus fours and plus sixes (knickers) and were notused just for golf. People like Walt Disney himself wore them all the time in lieu of normal pants! Oxford bags, the wide legged flared trousers, were not commonly worn. buy canada goose jacket

cheap Canada Goose Example of skinny pants and short knit tie, early 1920s. cheap Canada Goose

Extremely slim trousers and an odd DB with notch lapels.

Real life example of slim pants. The looser nature of the jackets date this picture from the mid to late 1920s.

Canada Goose Outlet Shirts: Collars in the 1920 were usually shorter and had either a point collar or a club collar. These collars would continue into other periods, but canada goose outlet ontario the 1920 is where I most associate them. Some shirts featureddetachable collarsthatwere canada goose factory outlet often starched. Canada Goose Outlet

canada goose black friday sale Detachable Shirt Collars and Cuffs, 1919. These collar styles would still be worn until the mid 1920s. Detachable collars canada goose uk fell out of favor in the 1930s, but were still sold well into the canada goose outlet kokemuksia 1950s canada goose black friday sale.

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