click to enlargeThis is what I would consider the stereotypical and my 'perfect' early '50s suit: single breasted, iridescent medium blue gabardine fabric, patch pockets and very high waisted trousers with a Hollywood waist (no waistband).
I'm not a huge fan of the "Bold Look", especially in double breasted (something about the low button stance and boxy look of the Bold Look double breasted turns me off), but a single breasted Bold Look suit like this tickles my fancy.
The photo below shows the true color.
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The hat is an early '50s Royal Stetson and the tie is Bold Look era as well.