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A tale of TUXEDO TAILCOATS at Metropolis Vintage!

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What could be more dapper than a tuxedo coat with tails? Also known as a “swallow-tail” or “claw hammer“, flip on Turner Classic Movies at any given time and you’re bound to see a dapper gent wearing one. Everyone from Clark Gable to Fred Astaire owned one, the latter immortalized his tailcoat in song during one of his most famous films of 1935.  While the world may not yet be ready for a top hat or monocle resurgence, the tailcoat looks elegant and adds the edge of class you need for that extra special occasion. Unfortunately, they are becoming harder and harder to find these days, but we at METROPOLIS VINTAGE remain eagle-eyed and stalwartly search for the finest in vintage menswear for you. Come on down and catch the tail of a tuxedo tailcoat before they’re all gone!

 

Don’t forget to stop by our ETSY store for many other cool items!

REAL MEN WEAR VESTS!

So they haven’t asked you to star on Boardwalk Empire just yet . . . but you can still look as dapper as a “Nucky” Thompson while you’re waiting for that call over at METROPOLIS.  Stop by anytime to peruse our selection of classic vintage vests of all eras and styles.  Whether you’re headed out to gamble or just meeting the girlfriend’s parents, we’ll make sure you look good!

 

(Note: Gallery photos represent a cross section of the styles we have available.  Not all of the vests pictured are in stock!)