In the 1930s, men’s clothing was inspired by athletes with their broad shoulders and thin waists. Suits were wide, pants were wide, even the shirt collars were large. The styles narrowed throughout the decade until they became what we would call a classic fit today. 1930s suits were full of color and distinctive patterns — plaids, checks, and stripes mixed with beautiful solid colors. It truly was the era of men’s finest classic clothing. Read more about 1930s men’s fashion history.
You can dress in the 1930s style with new vintage inspired clothing. The clothes linked here are some of the best options we’ve found online, and they blend vintage and modern perfectly. Choose a wide leg 1930s style suit or sportcoat and add a fedora hat, dress shirt, two-tone shoes, and a tie for head-to-toe vintage fashion with the comfort of newer clothing. Or go for casual 1930s workwear, trending now.