This vintage suit was made in the 1940s and was sold by Penney’s under their Town Clad label. It’s an off the rack suit, tailored to fit a tall man, with material added to the lining to facilitate the long sleeves and no cuffs to the pants to handle the long inseam.
This vintage suit was made in the 1960s, sometime around 1962-1965 by Vaughn At Sather-Gate, who had locations in Seattle, San Jose and Berkeley. The suit is made from gray herringbone tweed wool, in a classic 1960s preppy sack coat cut. It has a four pocket, six button vest.
This vintage suit was made in Romania in the 1970s. It has yokes front and back, patch pockets, a flapped breast pocket and a ticket pocket flap. It has a fancy back and is a three piece.
Chest (pit to pit): 19-1/2″ (doubled = 39″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 16-1/2″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 24-1/4″
Length (base of collar to hem): 28-1/2″
Not just one of the most influential architects of the 20th century, but a mighty snappy dresser. Soft collar, soft tweed three piece peak lapel suit, mother of pearl button cufflinks. I’m sure his trademark low porkpie crowned western hat was just off camera. Comfortable and sharp as a tack.
1930s three piece suit by Silvertone. Jacket is single breasted, two button and has notch lapels. The vest is lined in white. Trousers are button fly and are cuffed. Fabric is blue with a subtle turquoise overcheck.
This suit dates from the 1930s or early 1940s. It is Montreal, Canada tailored for Premier brand clothes. It is fully lined, whereas most American suits of the period were skeleton lined. The trousers are not cuffed and have a button fly.