The Suit

The modern suit was founded in the industrial revolution in the late 18th century in London. Mens clothing moved away from the elaborately embroidered and jewelled formality of the 18th century into the simpler and more elegant clothing of the British Regency period, which gradually evolved to the stark formality of the Victorian period. It was in the search for more comfort that the loosening of rules gave rise in the late 19th century to the modern two piece suit.

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