Continued from: History of Fashion With Regards to the 20th Century

1920-1930

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.

Designer: Chanel.

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.

 

Image Source: www.shorpy.com

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