Canadian Fashion Connection – Regal Sportswear

In business by 1946, this Winnipeg sportswear company declared bankruptcy in 1953. Another business also called Regal Sportswear had opened in Montreal by 1958.

From a suede windbreaker, c. 1950 (image courtesy of JohnS)

About Jonathan

Jonathan Walford is a fashion historian and co-founder of the Fashion History Museum in Cambridge, Ontario. The FHM maintains a collection of nearly 12,000 artifacts dating from the mid 17th century to the present. Jonathan has authored various books and museum catalogues, including The Seductive Shoe, Shoes A-Z, Forties Fashion, 1950s American Fashion, and Sixties Fashion.
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