History of Zoot Suits
The history of origin of the zoot suits is pretty unclear. They date back to several decades. And exact details of when it was originally developed cannot be precisely found. However, we can say that zoot suits were very famous during the 1940’s. These suits have a vast and weird history where it brings both fashion world and political world together. Thus thanks to its reputation, as it is considered to be prestigious to own one or even wear one. It is an example of early sub-cultural style and thus indeed an example of dressing style. The style was later acquired in the late 1990’s by V&A textiles and dress department as a distinctive dress which also represents critical moment in the history of race relations. In the early 1940’s it was welcomed pretty well in the urban areas of North America. It was quickly adapted and became strongly associated with working class black people,Hispanic and Filipino men. And those ages were pretty difficult times in terms of Mafia and racism that existed amidst the social omens.
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