1940: The Gentry Suit

1940: The Gentry Suit

1940: The Gentry Suit

“Dress with Distinction!” urged Penney’s in this 1940 ad for a Gentry suit. I’m assuming that’s a brand name, although the word has a conventional meaning.

Of course, I think of Bobbie Gentry.

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2 Responses to 1940: The Gentry Suit

  1. Vorn says:

    If I could get a made-to-measure suit for $22.50, I’d wear it grocery shopping.