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April 21, 1975: The double-knit style of '70s Buffalo

It seems just about every clothing ad in The News 40 years ago this week featured some sort of knit or double-knit leisure suit or pantsuit designs.

High fashion in 1975, but one wonders how many of these polyester beauties are still hanging in the backs of Western New York closets?

The disco era was in full swing at Hengerer’s, Elmwood Clothing and the Sample.

22 apr 1975 hengerers pantsuits

23 apr 1975 sample leisure suits

22 apr 1975 elmwood clothing leisure suits

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