Coat for the Victorian Gentleman
For a walk in the damp London fog, the Victorian gentleman would dress in a stylish overcoat. In the late 1890s, Victorian men were able to purchase their fall and winter coats from department store mail-order catalogues.
Hats Off to the Straw Boaters
The straw boater was the rage in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Men of all classes appreciated the light, cool, comfortable qualities of the straw hat.
Dressing the Edwardian Gentleman
Leisure sports, such as horseback riding, golf, tennis, and yachting were popular with the upper class during the Edwardian era. Featured are color lithographs of Edwardian garments suitable for horseback riding, tennis, and yachting.
Men's Clothing - 1868
Men's fashions from the 1860s feature billiard and smoking jackets, serviceable dressing gowns are made of dark gray woolen serge, buttoned and laced shoes are more fashionable than boots for street wear, scarf rings of coral, watch-chains.