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Art and the City of Angels (Fall 2011): L.A. 1940-1960: Zoot Suit Riots

Art and the City of Angels (Fall 2011): L.A. 1940-1960: Zoot Suit Riots

1940s white black mens zoot suit. Milano Moda White with Black Vested Zoot Suits Costume $139.00 AT vintagedancer.com

New 1940's Style Zoot Suits for Sale

1940s white black mens zoot suit. Milano Moda White with Black Vested Zoot Suits Costume $139.00 AT vintagedancer.com

Brown pride

Brown pride

zoot suit

zoot suit

Zoot Suit by After Six

Zoot Suit by After Six

Edward Burra Zoot suits (1948)

Edward Burra at Pallant House Gallery - in pictures

Edward Burra Zoot suits (1948)

Zoot Suit- Hebdige explains that the hipster subculture was organized around a "shared identity with blacks (symbolized in jazz)."   Taken from the inspiration of the Big Bands, Zoot suits were worn. A wider legged trouser with a high waist was worn with a longer jacket.

Zoot Suit- Hebdige explains that the hipster subculture was organized around a "shared identity with blacks (symbolized in jazz)." Taken from the inspiration of the Big Bands, Zoot suits were worn. A wider legged trouser with a high waist was worn with a longer jacket.

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…

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…

Dancing couple in the 1940’s, he is replete with Zoot Suit. Very Allroot. Photo thanks to Shelton Powe, Jr.

Dancing couple in the 1940’s, he is replete with Zoot Suit. Very Allroot. Photo thanks to Shelton Powe, Jr.

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.

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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MensUSA.com is an online store offering some of the best Mens Suits, Tuxedos, Discount Suits, Suit Separates, Man Suit, Shiny Suits, Zoot Suits, Dress Shirts, Ties, Exotic Shoes and lot more. You will surely find some of the best men’s suits at affordable prices. Shop our large selection of stylish men’s apparel today

Guide to Mens Suit Jackets

Guide to Mens Suit Jackets

Milano Moda White with Red Stripe Vested Zoot Suit Costume $139.00 AT vintagedancer.com

New 1940's Style Zoot Suits for Sale

Milano Moda White with Red Stripe Vested Zoot Suit Costume $139.00 AT vintagedancer.com

The original Zoot Suit.......my father had a zoot suit.  It was brown.  I'm not sure about the hat though.

The original Zoot Suit.......my father had a zoot suit. It was brown. I'm not sure about the hat though.

Zoot Suits by Denzel Mens Black White Stripe Zoot Suit M282

Zoot Suits by Denzel Mens Black White Stripe Zoot Suit M282