The Latest Styles for the Man of the Hour, 1921

If you were lucky enough to be in Skidmore, Missouri on April 1, 1921, no fooling, you’d be able to pick up the very latest styles in men’s fashions from Chicago. Advertisement from the March 17, 1921 Skidmore News, page 8:

Advertisement for men's clothing at Barrett's in Skidmore, Missouri, is illustrated with a drawing of a sharply-dressed man in a suit and tie. He is wearing a bowler hat and carrying a cane.  Text of ad follows.
Men’s fashions at Barrett’s of Skidmore, Missouri. Skidmore News, March 17, 1921, page 8.

Advertisement reads, “A special exhibit of the newest fabrics and latest styles for men’s garments for the spring and summer 1921 season will be on display at this store on April 1, 1921 under the personal supervision of a representative from the Chicago Kahn Brothers Tailors. Select your new spring garments from large size woolens, so that you may know how they will look made up. Have your measurements taken in a scientific manner. Obtain expert advice relating to the very latest styles. On time delivery. Correct fitting. Reliable tailoring. Special prices. Absolutely guaranteed. The man of the hour takes a commendable pride in his personal appearance. His up-to-date appearance bears the mark of success. He may not be a millionaire, but he ‘feels like one.’ It is really a great satisfaction to know that your clothes are stylish, well tailored and fit you properly. Consider yourself perfectly welcome to inspect this special display, whether as a customer or merely as a visitor — it will prove very interesting to you. Barrett’s, Skidmore, Missouri.”

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