suits are nothing but men's suits with
pegged trousers with wide leg and tight cuffs. Those
trousers are also called as tramas. Other features are
a long coat with broad lapels along with padded wide
shoulders. One point that we don't miss to see in the
zoot suiters is the tapa (hats with feathers) and calcos
(French shoes that are pointed). These suits which gained
popularity in the early 1930s as a cool and casual suit,
soon turned to gain much more fame in Los Angeles community.
After this it took good place in the world of suits.
The suits have an inspiring history behind. They were
prohibited for they mirror the war time suits. Despite
the restrictions the Zoot suits are still here across
Zoot suits in various colors were and are famous throughout
the world and they require higher precision. They are
traditional dinner suits which suits the semiformal
and informal occasions like parties and celebrations.
More information on Zoot suits are given below.
Culture of Zoot Suits
Zoot suits were primarily the fashion of African American
youth which was closely connected to jazz culture. These
suits were later on adopted by the Mexican American youth
which then stayed on there forever till today. Zoot suits
were always a symbol of disobedience which is very obvious
from the extreme style that they exhibit.
Origin of Zoot suits
exact origin of the Zoot suits is still unknown. While
some argue that it is African-American youth in 1940s,
some make it point that it is Mexican American. But
it is pretty obvious that the roots were Mexican American,
because of the extensive use by their youth in the history.
The amount used for the Zoot suits were exceeding the
number which was used to be that time. Wartime rules
banned zoot suits for wasting the fabric. So those from
Mexican-American origin wearing zoot suit as lazybones
Zoot suit is a history and these suits have traveled across
the times and established themselves as best entertainers
these days. That is the secret of why Zoot suits are liked
by every one of today, yesterday and tomorrow.