Wide spread double fabric collar, ribbed cuffs, bottom. Set in flip-top chest pocket puffs out to look like a silk pocket square and matches the coat lining. This is an example of trying to make a regular suit more hip.
Here is the opposite of the plaid sports coat. Longer hair and relaxed clothing went with a more casual lifestyle. This pic is of an English rock band, The Kinks.
Sweater vests could be worn with a suit coat or instead of a coat. The one pictured here would be more appropriate for work however more casual sweater vests were much more popular. Notice the longer collars, flared pant legs and the use of geometric designs.
All of these design elements were new in the s. Knit shirts like the ones above came in a big variety of colors and designs. They paved the way for the more popular Polo style shirt which came a little later in the s. They bridged the gap allowing men to be casual yet still neatly dressed. Pictured here is golf pro, Jack Nicklaus, showing his line of sweaters. The above pic is definitely how to dress casual in the 60s.
Although Mod designs never caught on in menswear, plaid designs in nontraditional colors were popular. Notice again the use of knit shirts to round out the casual look. From Cardigan Blazer Price: Rayon ascot matches the lining. Colors are Dante red with a figured ascot or indigo blue with a polka-dot ascot.
From Slim Taper Shirt Price: Made with oxford cloth and comes in maize, tan, blue or white. From Pullover Wind Jacket Price: ZePel finish repels water and oil-borne stains.
Colors are antique bronze, pirate black, gridiron green, electric blue, navy blue, vintage wine, and hunter's red. From Skinny Slacks Price: Each pair is finished to your exact inseam to insure custom-like fit and custom-like comfort. Colors are black, charcoal gray or heather brown. High-band collar has short points, buttons front and back. Colors are honey maize or red. Wide spread double fabric collar, ribbed cuffs, bottom.
Colors are blue with brass stripe and cranberry with a navy stripe. Solid-color back and sleeves. Tailored front with side button trim. Double-fabric, rib-knit cuffs and bottom at back. From Heathered Sport Coat Price: Smart, two-button model is styled with deep side vents, hacking flap pockets and cloverleaf lapels. Lively foulard print rayon half lining in coat makes it look as great inside as out.
Flip-top chest pocket matches coat lining. Choose from heather blue, autumn heather brick red and olive , heather gold or heather green.
Blue check with windowpane overplaid. Fabric is made of fifty percent polyester and fifty percent combed cotton that is chemically treated for easier release of soil and oily stains. Contrasting solid color v-insert, with a striped body and sleeves. Double fabric rib knit collar and waistband. Colors are copper and yellow or navy and green. From Golden Brandy Blazer Price: It has six buttons two-to-button , side vents and a notched lapel.
Set in flip-top chest pocket puffs out to look like a silk pocket square and matches the coat lining. The set-in lower flap pockets and gold color metal buttons add just the right final touch to this fine jacket. From The Scrambler Jacket Price: Has a snap-on mouton lamb collar for year round wear. Fits tight for more protection. Epaulets, lapels, pocket flaps all have snaps. Zips to high neckline and has a bi-swing back.
s Fashion: Men & Boys Changes in men’s fashion in the s were just as drastic for men as they were for women. Like women, men wore basically the same thing in . s Mens Fashion s Mens Fashion for men was not as revolutionary as it was for women but there was a lot of change. Ties, belts and lapels got wider, collars got longer and wider and a modified version of the bell bottom called “flared” became popular. s men’s clothing changed from the conservative yet relaxed s fashion into simplified clothing. Casual was in, formality was out. By the mid ’60s men’s fashion took a sharp turn and flew across the pond to the Mod style worn by British musicians.