Toreador suit (image 2) | Spanish | Designer: J. Uriarte | Department Store: Alejandro Velasco | fourth quarter 19th century |  silk, metal, metallic, glass, linen | Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Toreador suit (image 2) | Spanish | Designer: J. Uriarte | Department Store: Alejandro Velasco | fourth quarter 19th century | silk, metal, metallic, glass, linen | Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Late 19th Century Man's Fancy Dress Costume Culture: American Medium: silk satin, cotton, sequins, glass At fancy dress balls in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, well-to-do men and women donned costumes that were exotic, inventive, or historical. Eighteenth-century fashions were especially popular since they flattered women and let men revive their abandoned sumptuousness.  Source: http://www.philamuseum.org/collections/permanent/90340.html?mulR=29980|122

Late 19th Century Man's Fancy Dress Costume Culture: American Medium: silk satin, cotton, sequins, glass At fancy dress balls in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, well-to-do men and women donned costumes that were exotic, inventive, or historical. Eighteenth-century fashions were especially popular since they flattered women and let men revive their abandoned sumptuousness. Source: http://www.philamuseum.org/collections/permanent/90340.html?mulR=29980|122

Suit (image 3) | French | 1765-75 | silk, metal, cotton | Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 2009.300.2562a, b

Suit (image 3) | French | 1765-75 | silk, metal, cotton | Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 2009.300.2562a, b

I think they should sell clothes like this in topman rather than the shit they spew out currently

I think they should sell clothes like this in topman rather than the shit they spew out currently

3-piece suit, Italy, late 18th century. Dark turquoise silk taffeta, embroidered with floral motifs in silver thread, sequins, foil in green and red; waistcoat: ivory silk taffeta with similar embroidery.

3-piece suit, Italy, late 18th century. Dark turquoise silk taffeta, embroidered with floral motifs in silver thread, sequins, foil in green and red; waistcoat: ivory silk taffeta with similar embroidery.

3-piece court suit for the young Alexander I, Russia, 1786. ~ Pink silk with golden metal thread embroidery; waistcoat: cream silk with metal thread embroidery.

3-piece court suit for the young Alexander I, Russia, 1786. ~ Pink silk with golden metal thread embroidery; waistcoat: cream silk with metal thread embroidery.

Outfit consisting of hunt coat (wool, 1810-20), breeches (leather with bone buttons, 1800-10) and waistcoat (silk cut velvet, c. 1800)

Outfit consisting of hunt coat (wool, 1810-20), breeches (leather with bone buttons, 1800-10) and waistcoat (silk cut velvet, c. 1800)

Man's Suit  Europe, circa 1790, altered circa 1805  Costumes; principal attire (entire body)  Coat and breeches: silk plain weave (shot taffeta) with sequins and metallic-thread embroidery; waistcoat: silk satin with sequins and metallic-thread embroidery  a) Coat center back length: 45 1/2 in. (115.57 cm); b) Waistcoat center back length: 24 1/2 in. (62.23 cm); c) Breeches inseam length: 15 1/2 in. (39.37 cm); c) Breeches side length: 26 1/2 in. (67.31 cm)

Man's Suit Europe, circa 1790, altered circa 1805 Costumes; principal attire (entire body) Coat and breeches: silk plain weave (shot taffeta) with sequins and metallic-thread embroidery; waistcoat: silk satin with sequins and metallic-thread embroidery a) Coat center back length: 45 1/2 in. (115.57 cm); b) Waistcoat center back length: 24 1/2 in. (62.23 cm); c) Breeches inseam length: 15 1/2 in. (39.37 cm); c) Breeches side length: 26 1/2 in. (67.31 cm)

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