- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library
Drawing, color, pen and ink. This image from Esquire Magazine, June 1939, depicts more casual “summer suits”. On the left is a dark blue blazer with white slacks and on the right a natural shoulder gabardine suit. Gabardine was a popular material for suits, despite its weight, as it tailored well and felt cool. American Dream; American Communities in History; World War II; Depression Photo Essay. 16 History; 15 Economics.
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