Continued from: History of Fashion With Regards to the 20th Century
Key Silhouettes: Bias cut gowns and the return of the waistline with sweet two piece skirt and blouse ensembles.
Details: Peter-Pan colors, fur trim, matching hat, glove, belt, and shoe sets.
Economic: The Great Depression and the Dust Bowl brought about patchwork and dusty colors.
Political: Rise of Nazi Germany and The New Deal.
Social: Hollywood became the “escape” for many, and gangs such as Bonnie and Clyde were wreaking havoc.
Photo Credit: Vogue 1938