Every time I talk about fashion with someone, vintage clothes always come up. One of the questions I’m always asked is “Why do you wear such baggy pants?” People always assume that vintage trousers are baggy because they’re thinking of the zoot suit, which was popularized by cultural phenomena. This is simply not the case.
Dapper Day is a bi-annual event that takes place at Disneyland and Disneyworld. As annual pass holders, Tim and I are always there every year and this time we brought along our friend Spencer! Now, Dapper Day was inspired by the fact that concept art of Disneyland was made in the 1950’s and back in those days, people still dressed up! For our outfits, we decided to go a bit earlier and be the most dapper and well dressed we could be.
The “Battle of Los Angeles” is one that is shrouded in controversy. In late February, 1942 there was a rumored enemy attack which resulted in machine gun and anti-aircraft guns being fired which resulted in panic and conspiracies. However, in 2015 it’s simply an event to celebrate veterans, the armed forces, and the 1940’s. At the event, I saw vintage collectors, reenactors, performers, and just normal people getting into the vintage spirit. Here, we show off some of the best looks from the event!
Even though it’s winter, it has been quite warm in California. And when its warm, nothing feels and looks cool like white pants. Rajesh, Christian, and I decided to don our own white trousers and have a common theme of green. Though we’re wearing the same colors, we each put our outfits together to ensure that our individuality remains.
Since we are a blog dedicated to differing styles, what better way to start off than by showing you how three different people dressed for a meeting at our college.