During the early 1900s, easy to see Edwardian men’s clothing was relatively formal, with specific outfits worn at different times of the day. Interestingly, it was during the 1900-1919 years that for the first time, clothing started to be mass-produced. This reduced the need to have something tailor-made and ready made clothing more accessible forContinue reading “35 Vintage Photos Showing Men’s Fashion in the Early 20th Century”
These images are a selection from an album of photographs of prisoners brought before the North Shields Police Court in the early 1900s in the collection of Tyne & Wear Archives.
Mustaches and sideburns are to a man, much like make-up is to a woman. Facial hair can range from the very subtle to the very extreme. Of course, it probably goes without saying that plenty of celebrities also made their own personal statement with the facial hair statement. Sideburns have been called everything from skinnyContinue reading “23 Vintage Portrait Photos of Men With Mustaches”
A tintype, also known as a melainotype or ferrotype, is a photograph made by creating a direct positive on a thin sheet of metal coated with a dark lacquer or enamel and used as the support for the photographic emulsion. Tintypes enjoyed their widest use during the 1860s and 1870s, but lesser use of theContinue reading “37 Tintypes Showing Teenage Boys From the Mid-Late 19th Century”
In the early 20th century, women were not the only ones to get tighter swimsuits. Men’s swimwear also slimmed down to show off his new athletic body. In many ways, men’s and women’s suits were nearly identical. Men’s swimsuit in this period was mostly a one piece tank top and shorts, and the striped onesContinue reading “30 Vintage Photos of Men’s Striped Swimwear from the Early 20th Century”