Fashion Files - Menswear of 1971

Belt? Check! Sweater? Check!

Sure, it may be getting warm out there now – but believe me… you will want one of these come autumn!

 Men in belted sweaters 1970s knitwear and fashion
  Men in belted sweaters 1970s knitwear and fashion

I also read design and crafting blogs and came across the above images on a blog called doe-c-doe. I knew I had seen those groovy sweaters somewhere before! Presenting... belted sweaters for men! Oh my!

  Who will she marry? I would pick the guy in the belted sweater if I were her!  Heart Throbs  #135 (November 1971). Cover by Art Saaf.

Who will she marry? I would pick the guy in the belted sweater if I were her! Heart Throbs #135 (November 1971). Cover by Art Saaf.

  Notice the guy in the background who appears to be ice skating... on land. None of that matters though, when you are the proud owner of a belted sweater!  Girls’ Love Stories  #159 (May 1971).

Notice the guy in the background who appears to be ice skating... on land. None of that matters though, when you are the proud owner of a belted sweater! Girls’ Love Stories #159 (May 1971).

1971 must have been a good year for fashionable men who disliked threading a belt through their pants!

Thanks Gina for digging up such a fun image and letting me share it with romance comic book fans!