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The blouses are loose in the bosom with gathers and pleats down the front. Severa The back of the shirtwaist was usually shorter than the front, seamed down the back, and fitted.
Wide, padded shoulders, tapering sleeves, peaked lapels, and V-shaped neck all characterize the 1930s suit.
1930s Men's Suits: Image courtesy of Columbia Gallery The trench coat became quite popular during the 1930s, with a double-breasted front, wide, pointed lapels, and belt around the waist.
Trouser pants were still creased and cuffed at the bottom.
However, the Great Depression put many men out of work, and many families fell on hard times. More traditional, nondescript work clothes were worn by the average man.