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Zoot suit, An extreme form of the sack suit, the zoot suit had a long jacket with excessively wide shoulders and long wide lapels and trousers that were markedly pegged.

Zoot Suit Riots Gangs | here's the young pachuco zoot suiters who banded together to fight the ...

Sharp-dressed L. The the first black gangs were formed in reaction to white supremacist gangs such as the "Spook Hunters".) But wow how the gang look has changed!

A “Pachucha” (Mexican-American women in zoot suits) Rosie From Boyle Heights In The 1940s

A “Pachuca” (Mexican-American women in zoot suits) Rosie From Boyle Heights In The found photo street style casual sweater pants hair

PACHUCO!!!! A zoot suit outfit that was popular among Mexican American youths in the 1940s.

This is a picture of a boy wearing a Zoot Suit. You can tell this is a Zoot Suit by its long, exaggerated jacket. Zoot Suits were popular for the younger generation in the

The creation of the zoot suit can be traced to Harlem in the mid to late 1930s. Initially an African American youth fashion, closely connected to jazz culture, the zoot suit was co-opted by a generation of Mexican American youth. The oversized suit was both an outrageous style and a statement of defiance. Zoot suiters asserted themselves in the face of widespread discrimination. At the dawn of WWII, the suit was condemned by the U.S. government and over time the suit was seen as unpatriotic.

The Zoot Suit Styled Trousers, Called Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

Dancing couple in the 1940’s, he is replete with Zoot Suit. Very Allroot. Photo thanks to Shelton Powe, Jr.

Dancing couple in the with Zoot Suit. The zoot suits were mainly worn by African Americans and Mexican Americans in a kind of style warfare.

https://flic.kr/p/4rbr5B | BE086625 | 1943 --- Teens Dressed in Zoot Suits --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

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.

* MAN'S WOOL ZOOT SUIT, N.J., 1938-1942 New York City 2 different pattern striped wools, long fitted coat, oversize padded shoulders & exterior pouch pockets, red plastic buttons, high-waist balloon pants, pegged cuffs, 4 slash pockets, crudely made suspenders in cinnamon wool, Sh-Sh 26", Ch 45", Jacket L 41", High W (taken in) 32", Outseam 50.5", Inseam 31", (large L-shaped tear near 1 pant pocket, darning on jacket's L shoulder) very good. From Newark, N.J. area

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The zoot suit story missed a couple of factors. Description from minx.cc. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Zoot Suit Trousers – men’s fashion that trend popular during the war years.

Milano Moda White with Red Stripe Vested Zoot Suit Costume $139.00 AT vintagedancer.com

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Brings back memories. I remember when DJ dressed up as a zoot suiter for the dance. He looked soo cool!

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