I’ve reblogged several articles from Mimi Matthews focusing on fashion history of the 19th century, and they’re pretty interesting. To date they’ve all focused on women’s fashions. So I’m really glad that she has also given us, in one neat comprehensive article, a tour of menswear of the 19th century! This is fascinating, and lavishly illustrated. Great job from Mimi and well worth a full read.

Men’s fashion changed very little during the nineteenth century, especially when compared to women’s fashion of the same period. For this reason, I thought it better to provide a general overview o…

Source: A Century of Sartorial Style: A Visual Guide to 19th Century Menswear