Du Pont ~ Menswear Adverts [1960] Dacron/Orlon

“The fun is in the wearing.”

These ads for men’s fashions made from Du Pont Dacron” polyester and “Orlon” acrylic fibre date from from 1960. The ads feature men in various sporting and leisure scenarios.

The men’s clothing shown in the ads were tailored by various companies using fabrics made from Du Pont fibres, including Robert Bruce, Revere, Lakeland, Zero King, Arrow, Manhattan and Buck Skein Brand.


“Cool… comfortable… impeccable.”


“Orlon adds new lightness and luxury.”


“Great for action – rugged, wash-wear Dacron.”


“Keep you looking neat.”


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