1860s Out Door Dress | There are four kinds of coats which the Victorian gentleman must have: a morning coat, a frock coat, a dress coat, and an overcoat.

Man in frock coat with plaid vest, 1855. from Karl Kohler's Kostumewerk

Wow, nice, frock coat - 1850-1870

Man’s Tailcoat. Probably England, 1825-1830.

Man's Frock Coat | Collections Online

1860s Farmers - During the 19th century, sack coats (worn by the man on the left), button down shirts, and soft, felt hats, usually wide-brimmed, were frequently worn. The men in the image below, which dates from the 1860s, wear overalls, but they were not as commonly worn until around the 1890s. 1860s Farmers 1860s Farmers: Image courtesy of Joan L. Severa, Dressed for the Photographer: Ordinary Americans and Fashion, 1840-1900, 1995


1880 Morning Coat and Vest Place: England Costume/clothing principle attire/upper body, Wool twill with wool braid trim

Frock Coat 1790 The Victoria & Albert Museum

1860s evening dress.


1850's Daguerreotype, young lady in evening dress & lace gloves. Check out her hairdo.

Lillian Russell - American actress and singer. She became one of the most famous actresses and singers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, known for her beauty and style, as well as for her voice and stage presence - @~Mlle

Malet's 'new' frock coat (see scene with tailor). There are no pleats or gathers. The cut would tend to highlight an athletic walk.

1870s, America - Green wool frock coat and vest

Fashion History | 1860s: Men's Victorian Clothing [April 18, 1868]

Newly conserved blue-grey silk velvet coat c1740 at Paxton House. Absolutely gorgeous!

Frock coat

Gentleman's Emporium

Mens Victorian Costume and Clothing Guide- How to dress like a Victorian gentlemen #victorian