Flashback: 1920s Etiquette

Posted on February 14, 2013

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I came across this wonderful cartoon on the Cutter and Tailor forum.  The person who posted it informs me that it came from a 1924 issue of Vanity Fair and that the caption was “Dinner jacket is SEMIformal.”

Ah for the days when a full black-tie kit was the formal equivalent of slumming it.

 

Posted in: Etiquette, History