A young man poses for a portrait in a suit, worn with a waistcoat and straw boater, circa The picture was taken by photographer Henry Mayson - at his studio in Keswick in the Lake District. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)
Suit 1840s The Victoria & Albert Museum (OMG that dress!)
This is an example of the typical attire for the Edwardian male. There were not many drastic changes to men's fashion during the turn of the century, except a slimmer silhouette and straight shoulders.