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Hints about men's dress.pdf
The article offers advice to the reader, focusing on the importance of shoes and hats. The article suggests a black hat over lighter colored hats and gloves whenever possible. This advice illustrates a more economical approach to clothing, but also…

GRESLEY - 1840 - OF all useless beings, the mere man of fashion is .pdf
The article , attributed to Gresely, scorns men that place a lot of attention of their physical appearance and fashion.

2006AV6264_2500.jpg
This double-breasted suit from the late Victorian Period would have been worn during the summer months. This piece, while plain white, would have been normal dress for men during this period. The details of the suit like the mother of pearl buttons,…

2011EW0653_2500.jpg
This purple waistcoat, made in the middle of the Victorian era, shows middle ground between the Renunciation and Free Fashion movements. The color of the vest showcases a high quality fabric in a bright color, but the lack of patterns and the more…

2006AV6250_2500.jpg
This frock coat is made from brown silk and velvet. The frock coat was considered daytime clothing as the buttons offered little protection from the elements. This piece, while made with high quality materials, is still an example of a more subdued…

decorative coat red.jpg
A red-orange dress coat, made in the late nineteenth century. This coat would have been worn upper or middle class because of the details, including engraved buttons with the letters H.H. This piece shows the details and bright colors which…

2006BB1108_2500 (2).jpg
This is a decorative vest, made during the mid-nineteenth century. This vest would have been worn by an upper or middle class man. It relates to the overall project because of the vibrant usage of fabric color, red, and the print which reflects…
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