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The Roaring Twenties. Fashion. The Victorian Age Coming to an End. Women in the Victorian era wore clothes that covered most of their bodies and had corsets to make their waists smaller and curvier. Notice the long skirt, long arms, and large hats

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The Roaring Twenties

Fashion


The Victorian Age Coming to an End

  • Women in the Victorian era wore clothes that covered most of their bodies and had corsets to make their waists smaller and curvier.

  • Notice the long skirt, long arms, and large hats

  • They also had long hair that was always pinned up.

http://www2.uvm.edu/landscape/dating/clothing_and_hair/1910s_clothing_women.php


Women’s Dress – 1920’s

  • In contrast to the Victorian Woman the Women of the 1920’s tended to wear dresses that had short sleeves, shorter hems and smaller hats.

  • They also tended to not wear anything with corsets or form fitting.

http://forums.thefashionspot.com/f89/vintage-streetstyle-1920s-74661-4.html


The Flapper

  • The Flapper is an iconic symbol of the 1920’s.

  • Women cut their hair, wore a lot more make-up

  • Accessories were also a big deal, long strings of pearls were necessary as were feathers and headbands

  • The flapper dress tended to be very ‘boxy’ and not show off any curves at all. They could also be covered in tassels.

http://bobbieaustinscloset.blogspot.com/2010/12/roaring-twenties-flapper-fashions-how.html


The Masculine Look

  • Many women attempted to ‘hide’ their femininity by dressing more masculine.

  • This women is wearing a tie and a bowler hat which were traditionally worn by men.

http://forums.thefashionspot.com/f89/vintage-streetstyle-1920s-74661-4.html


Hat’s of 1920’s

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mc_art/2293979711/sizes/o/in/photostream/


Men’s Fashion

http://www.uvm.edu/landscape/dating/clothing_and_hair/1920s_clothing_men.php


Men’s Fashion Con’t

  • Men tended to wear three piece suits with ties.

  • They also wore bowler, fedora and or straw hats with wing tipped shoes.

http://penny-said.blogspot.com/2008_07_01_archive.html


The Gangster Look

  • This timeless look for men symbolizes the ‘gangster’ identity that is seen in many movies depicting this era.

http://www.worcesternews.co.uk/kidzzone/thefashionzone/8183781.1920_s_Men_s_fashion__Anyone_for_Tennis_/


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