Continued from: History of Fashion With Regards to the 20th Century
Key Silhouettes: Flapper–straight silhouette, drop waist, shorter hemlines, bob hair cuts, and cloche hats to match.
Details: Long pearl necklaces, feathers, sequins and beading.
Economic: Abundance of money circulating through the stock market–people became “all about the image” with furs and socially acceptable outfits.
Political: Prohibition–further underground digs found in speakeasies gave place for flashy fashions.
Social: Discovery of King Tut’s tomb brought about Egyptian influence seen in silhouette and fabrication.
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