Men’s Clothing Explained 1880-1890s

It is said you are never fully dressed “without a smile” but in the 1880s and 90s you had better be wearing a lot more. Men were expected to almost always wear a suit, or the makings of. As women were expected to have their layers that covered them toes to neck. These clothes were not just for the modesty of the day or a fashion statement, as they provided functionality and purpose to deal with the daily needs and problems of the late Victorian man.

Men's Clothing layer by layer.
Men’s Clothing layer by layer.

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