Life in the Old West

True stories, tall tales, memorabilia of the American West

Western Clothing and Fashion

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Have you ever wondered why Abraham Lincoln wears such wrinkled, baggy pants in so many of the photos that were taken of him? Was he making an unusual fashion statement? Was he just carelessly wrinkled in his wardrobe? Find information (and even some online shopping bargains) about clothing and fashions of the West. Click on any of the ever-growing library of articles linked below in this “Western Clothing and Fashion” category for insights into Western fashion and apparel — both old and new. You’ll also find that many of the articles in every category contain real-time auctions which will take you directly to eBay, the world’s largest auction, for Old West clothing and fashion bargains.