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Mens Style: Prohibition
Politics has been known to dictate the style of the times. Case in point, in 1922, a few “under the radar” men sported these shoes around underground distilleries. Nicknamed “cow shoes”, the Moonshiners walked around with these to disguise their footprints.
(Photo: The Evening Independent, 1922. Text by Jauretsi)

Mens Style: Prohibition

Politics has been known to dictate the style of the times. Case in point, in 1922, a few “under the radar” men sported these shoes around underground distilleries. Nicknamed “cow shoes”, the Moonshiners walked around with these to disguise their footprints.

(Photo: The Evening Independent, 1922. Text by Jauretsi)

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Just Because: Drinking in Paris

By Jauretsi

In honor of Paris Fashion Week beginning tomorrow, here’s a snapshot taken on Dec. 21, 1933 (via livelymorgue). It captures Americans visiting Paris celebrating the end of Prohibition in the United States. We hope our friends don’t appear this drunk Tuesday night. 

(Photo: The New York Times)