Mens Fashion History

Mens Fashion History! Blended here the old classics with a twist of the new. Celebrity Syle!

A look at a 1950s Mens Fashion Show Newsreel

- A Look At 1940s Mens Fashion

Mens Fashions have changed over the years for many reasons, many being the state of the country and the world at the time. The enconomy had a big play in what guys were wearing and why.

Fashion has always been promoted through, the media even decades ago the mainstream would follow what the Hollywood trends were.

As far back as fashion goes it was always a status symbol, even among the elete Kings and Queens and nobility fashion would set the social status.

Vogue, founded in the US in 1902, has been the longest-lasting and most successful of the hundreds of fashion magazines that have come and gone.

Increasing affluence after World War II. The 1960s led to a huge boost in its sales, and heavy coverage of fashion in mainstream women's magazines - followed by men's magazines from the 1990s.

Mens Fashion In The 1920s

Mens Fashion In The 1920s.

What made the men of fashion stand out in the l920's?

Let's take a peak into the roaring 1920s

What men wore in the Twenties

Well it is know fact that women's fashion changed dramatically in the 20's with the Flapper Style and the Introduction of one the worlds most noted designers Coco Chanel.

Men's business and formal wear has not changed much since the 1920s. However, a notable exception is casual wear. A fashionable sporting outfit usually consisted of linen knickers, a V-necked sweater with a bow tie, and, the classic spectator shoes. An English driving cap or casual straw hat supplemented the outfit well.

College men started the trend of "oxford bags," wide-legged cuff pants that dragged along the ground. The popular yachting look displayed a navy sport coat, white slacks, and yachting cap. Bow- and standard windsor-knot neckties were equally popular. Over the years many designers have incorporated this look into their designs. Ralph Lauren has added this look to several of his collections.

What were some of the buzzwords of the day!

  • The Jazz Age
  • Flappers
  • The Roaring Twenties
  • The Stock Market Crash
  • Speakeasies

The 1920s saw the dawn of radio broadcasting, prohibition, There she is Miss. America, Lindbergh's epic flight, Babe Ruth's 60th home run, and a tragic stock market crash.

FADS & FASHION Of The Twenties

  • Dance marathons - began in 1923 and really became the rage.
  • Harry Houdini was the great escape artist of the twenties.
  • Miss America contest began in Atlantic City in 1921. Margaret Gorman was the first winner with measurements of 30-25-32
  • Dance crazes included the Charleston, the Black Bottom, and the Shimmy.
  • 1928 First Mickey Mouse talking film, Steamboat Willie, released by Walt Disney.
  • Charlie Chaplin was the most popular film stars of the l920s
  • The Great Gatsby was written in the 1920's

1920s Fashion and Music

Old Hollywood Style

Let's travel back in time to Old Hollywood Style and the Classics!

The Golden Men Of Hollywood


Who were the Golden Men Of Hollywood

The Men Of Hollywood had a style and charm that is what made Hollywood!

Hollywood of the 1920's

Old Hollywood 1920's

Men of Style of the 1930's, 1940's and 1950's fashion

The Classic Men Of Cinema

The Top Hollywood Stars of the Day!

  • Frank Sinatra
  • Humphrey Bogart
  • Paul Newman
  • Big Crosby
  • Sidney Poitier
  • Dean Martin
  • Richard Burton
  • James Dean
  • Fred Astaire
  • Hugh Beaumont
  • Robert Mitchum
  • William Powel
  • Cary Grant
  • Clark Gable
  • Jimmy Stewart

This is just a few of the Stars of the Golden Age Of Movies

Tell us who your favorite is.