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You know the zoot suit. It's the suit that bad guys are usually wearing in comical mid-century gangster movies, but there's much more to this story than a stereotype. In the 1940s and 50s, zoot suits were worn by Mexican-American hipsters who embraced the flamboyant oversized style of dress to expre

The Dandy Suit that America Banned and Caused a Riot

You know the zoot suit. It's the suit that bad guys are usually wearing in comical mid-century gangster movies, but there's much more to this story than a stereotype. In the 1940s and 50s, zoot suits were worn by Mexican-American hipsters who embraced the flamboyant oversized style of dress to expre

This Instagram Captures The Glory Days Of L.A.'s Chicana Party Crews #refinery29  http://www.refinery29.com/2016/04/104044/los-angeles-crews-chicana-veteranas-and-rucas-instagram#slide-2  Tell us more about why you decided to start this Instagram archive. "I had two motives. One was to reconnect with people who I lost touch with, because I was living in New York when I started the Instagram account, and the second reason was because every time I went online or did a basic Google search, I…

This Instagram Captures The Glory Days Of L.A.'s Chicana Party Crews

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chola fashion 1950. totally forgot about suspenders as an option!!

chola fashion totally forgot about suspenders as an option!

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