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Spring and Summer Issue

Nineteen Hundred and Ten

MEN'S TOGS CATALOG
1910 MENSWEAR DRESS CODES

This guide was revised every season;

corrections from previous seasons are in italics

FORMAL EVENING DRESS

FOR ALL OCCASIONS AFTER 6 O'CLOCK:

WEDDINGS, RECEPTIONS, FORMAL DINNERS, THEATER AND DANCES



  Overcoat: Inverness, Fly front or Paddock.

  Coat: Swallowtail.

  Waistcoat: White pique, linen, drill or silk single-breasted, moonstone or pearl buttons.

  Trousers: Matching the coat, the out-seam braided if desired.

  Shirt and Cuffs: White, plain or pique with attached cuffs.

  Collar: Poke, lap front or wing.

  Cravat: Broad white tie, of plain or figured linen or silk.

  Gloves: White,or pearl glace with self backs, or white reindeer; white cape for theater.

  Jewelry: Pearl, agate or moonstone studs and links, black silk fob.

  Hat: High silk with broad felt band, opera for theater.

  Boots: Calfskin or patent leather with buttoned tops of cloth or kid, patent leather pumps for dances.

 

INFORMAL EVENING DRESS

FOR ALL INFORMAL OCCASIONS-INFORMAL DINNERS, CLUB, STAG AND HOME DINNERS



  Overcoat: Covert or fly front.

  Evening Jacket: black tuxedo or oxford.

  Waistcoat: Single-breasted same as coat, or delicate shade of silk or linen.

  Trousers: Same as jacket, with plain outer seams.

  Shirt and Cuffs: White plain or plaited, with attached cuffs, detached permissible.

  Collar: Wing or fold.

  Cravat: Broad end black or grey, or black and white silk.

  Gloves: Grey suede, grey reindeer, chamois or tan.

  Jewelry: Dull chased gold shirt studs and link cuff buttons.

  Hat: Black Derby, Alpine or ,Sennit straw.

  Boots: Calfskin or patent leather, button tops, or gun metal pumps.

 

DAY DRESS

FOR ALL OCCASIONS BEFORE 6 O'CLOCK:

DAY WEDDINGS, AFTERNOON CALLS, RECEPTIONS MATINEES

 

  Overcoat: Fly front or Paddock for formal, same or short box for informal.

  Coat: Cutaway for informal, full frock for formal occasions.

  Waistcoat: White or pearl linen, duck or silk.

  Trousers: Striped worsted or cheviot of dark grey.

  Shirt and Cuffs: Plain white, attached cuffs.

  Collar: Poke or round tabbed wing.

  Cravat: White or pearl Ascot, four-in-hand or once over, to match gloves.

  Gloves: Pearl glace or white kid to match cravat.

  Jewelry: Gold links and studs pearl scarf pin.

  Hat: Silk, with felt band.

  Boots: Calfskin or patent leather. button; cloth or kid tops.

 

MORNING AND BUSINESS DRESS

GENERAL WEAR IN BUSINESS HOURS

 

  Overcoat: Covert, fly front or Paddock.

  Coat: Sack or walking coat.

  Waistcoat: Same as coat, or fancy.

  Trousers: Same material with, sack coat. Fancy stripes with cutaway frock.

  Shirt and Cuffs: Stiff bosom, or plaited, white or colored attached cuffs.

  Collar: Wing, fold or turnover.

  Cravat: Four-in-hand or tie.

  Gloves: Grey reindeer, tan cape, silk or lisle.

  Jewelry: Gold links studs, scarf pin.

  Hat: Derby, soft or Sennit straw.

  Boots: Laced calf skin or russet, high or low.

 

OUTING DRESS

MOTORING, GOLF AND OUTING

 

  Overcoat: Waterproof cloths, fly front, automobile, or raincoat.

  Coat: Straight sack, reefer, or Norfolk jacket.

  Trousers: "Knickers" or trousers of serge, tweed, duck or flannel. Breeches and leggings for motoring.

  Shirt: Flannel silk, madras or percale with soft cuffs.

  Collar: Fold, deep point, self attached or stock.

  Neckwear: Neckerchief, four-in-hand or batwing.

  Gloves: Chamois knit or silk soft cape gauntlets for motoring.

  Hat: Panama or cap, French chauffeur cap with leather visor for motoring, Alpine, Golf or Yachting.

  Footwear: Laced calf or russet, rubber soled with canvas Uppers, boot or Oxford.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Men's Togs Catalog, Moretz Whitener Clothing Company, Spring and Summer, 1910, Vol. XIII, No. IX, p.21.

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