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Zoot Suit: The Enigmatic Career of an Extreme Style
10 Jun 2011 // 12:10 AM
Los Angeles’s 1943 “zoot suit riot” may be the only time in American history that fashion was believed to be the cause of widespread civil unrest.
Today's Seriously Sagging Britches Have a Precedent in the Society Challenging 'Zoot Suit'
22 Sep 2011 // 2:10 AM
Kathy Peiss takes us back to a time whe “clothes make the man” led some to adopt a wild sartorial departure from the mainstream, and others to beat them viciously for it.