Men’s Wardrobe From the 1940s

by Diana on December 20, 2013

mens 1940s1. This businessman’s two-piece suit from the 1940s features a single breasted pin stripe with a notch lapel. A small crown, wide brim Fedora and black leather Oxfords with a plain toe help complete this better dress ensemble for a man of this era. This type of suit was used in films such as The Pianist and Pearl Harbor.

2. This casual civilian look for a man in the 1940s includes a leisure jacket, pleat front slacks, brown cap toe Oxfords and a small crown, wide brim Fedora. This look was featured in the film Chinatown.

3. Formal dinner attire for a man in the 1940s might include this double breasted peak lapel tuxedo jacket worn with pleat front tuxedo pants with satin side stripe. Patent leather Oxfords finish the look. Tuxedos of this type were used in films such as The Pianist, Pearl Harbor, The Godfather and Gangster Squad.


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