This is a Zoot Suit from the Zoot Suits were usually worn by African American men during this time. Zoo Suits consisted of high wasted trousers and an oversized jacket. They were typically worn for special occasions and dances.
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 way for the youth of minority groups to express their individuality and feelings of rebellion.
The creation of the zoot suit can be traced to Harlem in the mid to late Initially an African American youth fashion, closely connected to jazz culture, the zoot suit was co-opted by a generation of Mexican American youth.