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.
The Zoot Suit of the was a style worn primarily by Latin-Americans along with some African Americans as a sign of rebellion. The Zoot Suit riots occurred during the early when many of these minorities were attacked by U.
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.