Featuring fashion sketches of the of the 1940s and 1950s

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Sports Coat – top favorite on the smartest campuses

Sports Coat ~ 1947/48 Sears Catalog

The Catalog states:
For campus, active sports, and big fashion success

Man-tailored in the smart new length, fully lined with good rayon. Slot pockets have flaps. Tan plaid with a thread of blue fabric is 80% new wool, 20% reprocessed wool $8.98
WOOL FLANNEL in plain colors same style as above.
Dark brown $8.98
Bright red $8.98

I did not realize that they uses reprocessed wool back then. Did you?

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