So we’re going to start releasing show notes to go along with our podcast episodes! It will help you follow along and see what we’re talking about. It’s not a full blog post, but rather just tidbits and pictures from the pod.
This latest one is all about black tie, done in anticipation of the Dapper Day x LA Phil event, which was finally an appropriate time to don evening wear.
This post focuses on fashion from the 1920s-1960s. If you want to read a detailed article on how you can have vintage style by mixing modern and true vintages pieces, read it here.
The above image from a Russian catalog shows how cuts of suits changed from 1923-1943. It’s these subtle details that show that not all vintage looks are the same. Each decade had their own ideas on fit, proportion and styling.
Vintage isn’t a blanket term. You don’t just put on suspenders and a flat cap and say “I’m vintage”. Heck, not all vintage is the same. Just like there are differences in styles between the 2000s and 2010s, there are plenty of differences within each vintage decade.