Throughout the war years mens fashions had hardly changed. But during the 50s menswear steadily moved its way into the limelight.
It was suddenly fashionable to be fashionable.
After the war years, attitudes dramatically changed. Following the trend of nostalgia, brought on by Dior's New Look, Men adopted the style of Edwardian attire.
The business men of London wear the first to wear the look. Men wore bowler hats, long line single breasted jackets and narrow pinstripe trousers.