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History of mens clothing

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by demeis, Dec 7, 2004.

  1. demeis

    demeis Well-Known Member

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    Ok another post reminded me to post this but its something i was wondering about and considering as a possible topic for an honors project. I was wondering if their is any websites/books that talk about the history of mens clothing from say the 19th century on or even the 20th century on. Something that talks about how it changed/why? I've been looking for the history of the two button suit and who invented it an such that i remember reading a little bit about in another post awhile back and that kind of got me thinking about this topic. Just wondering if anyone knows

    thanks
    Nik
     
  2. j

    j Well-Known Member

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    I have "An Illustrated History of Mens Fashion" or similar, with the history you reference included. You might look for that.
     
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    For a cursory starting point, try the online excerpts of Flusser's Clothes and the Man here.
     
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    demeis Well-Known Member

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    Just got done reading that and it gave some of what i wanted. Looking to check out those other books too.
     

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