The Roaring 1920′s
The gentleman of the roaring 20′s knew something about fashion, style + accessorizing. We’ve broken down some of the quintessential Menswear Trends of the 1920′s for you to incorporate into your modern look. Combining trends from different eras is an exceptional strategy for looking your absolute best.
The color palette of the 1920′s focused on a foundation of handsome neutrals with pops of colors through accessories. Burnt oranges and dark greens were popular options to jazz up brown + gray suits.
Suits were made from heavier fabrics like wools and tweeds and were typically single or double breasted and featured 3 or 4 buttons. 1920′s suits are celebrated for the highness of the lapels which is unlike an other era.
The 1920’s fashion code required a 3 piece suit with matching vest!
Shirts in the 1920′s were made of colorful vertical stripes in a variety of statement colors including greens, lilacs, blues, pinks, yellows and sages. The collars were typically round spread collars, pointed and buttoned down.
Men accessorized with bold + colorful patterned self tie bow ties. Popular patterns included polka dots, plaids and art deco patterns! Neck ties were also popular options. Men gravitated towards colorfully striped neckties. Last but not least, neck scarves were hugely popular in the 1920′s in a plethora of shades including gold, navy, lilac, pastel green, yellow and burgundy.
Hats were an essential component of the 1920′s. Men had hats for every season and the variety of styles were incredible. Their were flat caps, straw boaters, derby hats, fedoras and top hats.
What era of menswear are you the biggest fan of?