Popular with rebellious city youths in the 1940s the over-sized men’s zoot suit is the preferred swing outfit for dancers today. It is also popular for creating a 1940s gangster look. The Zoot Suit had baggy pants, an oversized long suit jacket, large short ties, and sometimes a wide fedora hat. Loud colors like purple, yellow and blue were just as common as wide chalk stripes or narrow pinstripe suits. These illegal materials during wartime made them all the more rebellious to wear. Looking for 1920s Zoot Suits? They didn’t exist although the styles have some similarities such as high waisted, wide leg pants, and striped patterns. Read more about the history of the Zoot Suit.
These men’s zoot suits are made in the style of 1940s zoot suits and Pachuco suits but with a modern take. A perfect blend between vintage and new. Click to see sizes charts on the retailer’s website.