1940s and 1950s Mens Clothing

World War II had an immediate impact on fashion, as textiles were rationed and Americans adopted utilitarian styles that required less expensive materials. For men, casual clothing often included garments worn by military members or factory workers: souvenir jackets from travels in Japan with elaborately embroidered backsides or leather bomber jackets made by civilian brands like Schott Bros. During the austere war years, various...Continue Reading