Fair Flair: A Tribute to Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.'s Wardrobe

20th century screen star Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. apparently looked just as dapper off screen as on.Will at A Suitable Wardrobe recounts his thoughts about a recent auction featuring Fairbanks' clothes.
Perhaps the most interesting thing to me about the wardrobe of the late Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. that was auctioned off earlier this month was that it was among the last on the planet to include a full selection of what is now essentially extinct formal clothing. There were tailcoats, morning coats and half a dozen smoking jackets in addition to the black tie that most of us now think of as formal wear

Faribanks'(sic) wardrobe bridged the first and second half of the twentieth centuries.
Read more at A Suitable Wardrobe.


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