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Zoot Suit: the suits. Others say they were first worn by an African-American bus driver. Eventually the suits became more widely accepted for jitterbugging and african-american musicians. This lead many ethnicities to adopt the style in the 40s. The jacket was long with wide shoulders and long, wide lapels. The trousers were markedly pegged.

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Zoot Suit Riots Gangs | here's the young pachuco zoot suiters who banded together to fight the ...

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The zoot suit was epitome of men's fashion during the 1920's. The jacket was designed with shoulder pads and wide lapels. You can see on these two figures an overly long watch chain hangs from the waist. The pants were baggy in cut and then became tighter at the ankle.

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mens italian suits If you are looking for the most colorful and stylish Zoot Suit on the planet look no further.

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Zoot-suits were worn by lower class Mexican and African Americans. Very loose and long pants with an extremely large jacket. The zoot-suit was a distinctive part of the "Pachuco" culture, and a way for the youth of minority groups to express their individuality and feelings of rebellion. People saw wearing the zoot-suit as a deliberate, public, and obnoxious way of ignoring the rationing/war effort after the War Production Board nearly banned the production of them. Distinctions were…

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Tuxedo Ideas: FAI- Zoot suit

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Zoot Suit, 1940–1942. COMING SPRING 2016: A garment pattern of this extant zoot suit, which illustrates just how its extreme, larger-than-life proportions were created, will be available for free download—along with other fashions in Reigning Men—later this spring as part of LACMA’s Pattern Project: Undertaking the Making.

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Zoot Suits by Denzel Mens Black White Stripe Zoot Suit M282

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A “Pachucha” (Mexican-American women in zoot suits) Rosie From Boyle Heights In The 1940s

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