Changes and man
TLittle change can be found here in men’s fashion throughout the nineteenth century (1800-1899), regardless of Europe or America. But this is not it; Applies to the women’s fashion of the era. Here, we consider only the changes that have occurred over the decades; from Beau Brummel’s Regency Dandyism To elegant, 3-piece late-Victorian suits, created by great prosperity and technological advancements.
It’s a slow, subtle evolution that is, nevertheless, important! Every step we take brings us closer to the men’s fashion we see in this modern era.
A quick rundown on fashion trends
- 1800: Out with fancy fabrics and trimmings from the 1700s; With simple lines and cuts from dark or neutral fabrics, waistcoats are given a lot of embellishment. George Bryan “Beau” Brummell Made fashion more restrained and conservative. short-fronted tailcoats, fitted waistcoats; Plain, white linen shirts and tight pantaloons took over the knee-length breeches from before. Hessian boots Replace buckled shoes. Intricately woven, white, linen neck-cloths are the inner garments.
Modern watches that go with such outfits: Tissot Petit Infirmier, Savonnet Mechanical, Lepin.
- 1810: Fashion for simple, well-cut dresses with tight pantaloons and hessian; Very common for town but for rural, upper-class men, double-breasted dress coats (made of fine wool), light-colored waistcoats and white, linen shirts; Buckskin breeches and top-boots continued. Introduced in the middle of the decade, the frock coat soon became a wardrobe staple in informal wear. But evening dressing consisted of satin/velvet knee breeches, white stockings, white waistcoats and dark tail-coats. This is where the earlier fashion is combined.
Modern watches that go with such outfits: Seiko Rail Road, Orient Classic And yet Power reserve is automatic; Sturling Original Vintage Mechanical Skeleton.
- 1820: Coat sleeves now bulge at the shoulders; Padding and corsetry continued well into the early 1830s – prominent puffy chests due to narrow waistlines. The trousers Now embracing the fall front with buttons at the waist and a strap at each leg for a smooth fall. Different types of loose are affected Sarovari, With pleats at the waist and full along the hips and thighs.
Modern watches that go with such outfits: Citizen Mechanical NJ, Tissot Heritage Petite Seconde, Hamilton American Classic Boulton.
- 1830: Pants now change completely at the legs; Frockcoats embrace a variety of designs to suit every taste and occasion; Waistcoats embroidery, patterns and prints in rich fabrics (velvet, jacquard-woven silk) became more widespread. Cravats are out for day-wear; Black neckties kicked.
Modern watches that go with such outfits: Hamilton American Classic Boulton, Citizen Mechanical NJ, Orient Sun & Moon.
- 1840: Men shun ornaments and adornments; The colors, the lace and every accessory, correspond to the uniform style of dressing. The Sack coat (short, single-breasted, unlined, loose-fitting) was also introduced during this decade, to be worn during sports or for country purposes.
Modern watches that go with such outfits: Orient 2nd generation Bambino Classic Automatic, Star Elegant Classic, Esteem II Open Heart.
- 1850: The strap at the trouser leg disappeared and the fall-fronts were replaced by a fly-front design. Patterned, striped and checked trousers were often in relatively bright, vivid – often embellished – colors, further inspired by aniline dye (1856). The waist of frock-coats dropped; The high waisted look is not hot anymore. Sack coats were popularized by matching gentlemen’s trousers, while frock coats and tailcoats were occasionally worn.
Modern watches that go with such outfits: Orient Star Retrograde Power Reserve, Orient Classic Automatic, Orient Star Classic Automatic.
- 1860: Sack coats replaced frock coats for informal occasions; Trousers showed creases and were often mixed with checks, stripes and plaids in varieties of blues and other brilliant colours. This was also the time when three-piece suits in matching black, brown or other dark colors began to emerge. White shirts and dark colored cravats are staples.
Modern watches that go with such outfits: Hamilton Jazzmaster Automatic Viewmatic Classic, Orient Classic Automatic, Tissot T-Classic Automatic III
- 1870: Coats became slightly shorter and straighter than before; Cut close to the body shape, featuring high waists with narrow sleeves. Frock coats continued in fashion as formal day-wear, while single-breasted morning coats with cut-away fronts became popular. The sack suit dominates as daytime business/less-formal wear, but matching waistcoats – now hidden behind high-buttoned coats – and trousers have changed little. In the evening they grew thinner.
Modern watches that go with such outfits: Hamilton Navy Pioneer Automatic, Citizen Super Titanium Automatic, Seiko Presage Cocktail “Espresso Martini” Power Reserve.
- 1880: Dressier versions of the black sack coat were introduced; This is what we call a Tuxedo; originated in Tuxedo, New York. It was (and still is) a dinner jacket and became a staple of men’s evening wear many decades later.
Modern watches that go with such outfits: Hamilton Automatic, Zeppelin Series LZ127 Graf Automatic, Tissot T-Classic Le Local.
- 1890: Frock coats gave way to the morning coat new, While formal daywear is worn, the sack coat dominates informal occasions. The pants are still narrow, with creases in both the front and back. Neckties or bow ties were the norm of the day, along with colored starched shirts and matching cuffs and white collars. Solid or patterned designs for day, white for evening.
Modern watches that go with such outfits:Zeppelin Series Flatline Power Reserve, Tissot T-Trend Couturier Automatic, Hamilton American Classic Jazzmaster.
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