This guy is from the 1930s — I guess the late 1930s. He has a nice chiseled jaw, no?
His suit seemed a size too big to me, but some Googling explained why. During the Great Depression, suits were made very fitted to save on fabric on money. So naturally, as the Great Depression faded and money was less tight, suits became roomier.
Was buttoning only the bottom button of your suit ever a thing? I’m not into it, but I am into the fedora. Nothin’ better than a vintage dude in a fedora.
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