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Chatura Gnanaswaran

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1920s Fashion
By: Angela, Kaylee, Chatura, + Theresa General Overview Women's Fashion Women's Fashion Men continued... Women's fashion in the 1920's drastically changed from a feminine appearance to a more masculine approach
Women began to wear knee-high dresses and exposed more skin than usual
People started to pay attention to detail: material, patterns, and style Men The fashion of the 1920's was influenced by World War One, media, and designs from Paris
The evolution of the women's fashion drastically changed
The fashion of men remained somewhat the same, with minor changes
The children's clothing was a reflection of what adults wore
Overall, the decade of the 1920's was the time that fashion evolved A trend that started in the 1920s was the flapper look
There was a high influence from France because several designers resided and started trends in France. (Ex. Coco Chanel)
The majority of the fashion industry within Toronto; relocated to Montreal making it a city known for its clothing • In the 1920s, men wore short suit and old long jackets for formal occasions
• Lapels were not very wide and trousers were narrow and straight
• In 1925, Oxford bags and loose-fitting sleeves came into fashion • In the late 1920s, sports clothing, for example Knickers, came into style
• Formal occasions during the daytime, men wore a short tuxedo with a tail coat and in the evening, morning suits were worn
• For most formal occasions, some pieces men wore were a black tail-coat, matching trousers, a white tie, and a black hat • Some of the kind of hats men wore were top hats, bowler hats, and flat caps
• Two hairstyles that were popular in the 1920s were the Frullet and Curtains Men continued... Women's Hairstyles Women's Outfits Landowner's wives would usually wear unshaped dresses, flattener bras, corsets, high heeled court shoes with decorative buckles, coloured beads, and pendant earrings
Domestic servants would wear black dresses, white caps, and white aprons
Bright young things (females in their 20s) would wear straight line dresses, silk stockings, louis heels, bangles (when dancing), and would have their hair shingled for a carefree look
Teachers would usually wear a crowned hat, a belted jacket, a white blouse, and a long skirt
A shopkeepers wife would usually wear a short sleeved jumper, a longsleeve blouse, a cotton apron, and a woolen skirt Men's Outfits Wealthy landowners would usually wear three piece lounge suits, fitting jackets, and trousers for formal daytime wear
For golfing, wealthy landowners would wear sweaters, knickers, patterned socks, and a flat tweed cap
For casual events landowners would wear a tweed cap, a knitted sweater, checked tweed knickers, checked stockings, and lace up shoes
The bright young things would usually wear a jacket, trousers, and a panama hat
When playing tennis, the bright young things would usually wear a white or cream flannel trousers and a shirt, a belt, a scarf around his waist, white canvas boots, a white sweater, and a navy blue blazer or cap Men's Outfits (continued) A labourer would usually wear a waistcoat, unmatching trousers, a cotton shirt, and boots.
Miners would usually wear a flat cap, a linen shirt, a waistcoat, a scarf, and trousers that are hitched up by leather straps In the 1920's, women preferred to the style of short hair
Famous hairstyles include: the Marcel wave, the "Bob" cut, and the Eton crop Children's Outfits Children's Clothing Girls wore sleeveless short dress with a square-cut neck, worn over a blouse or a knitted shirt. •Girls wore sleeveless blouse, cloche hats, or a scarf tied around hair.
•Poor children wore woolen shirts in a style necked sweater.
•Boys wore knickers and a simple shirt.
•Babies’ cloths were the same for both girls and boys.
•Shoes were pointed and strapped. The landowner's sons would all wear a cap, trousers, dress shirt and tie, and a blazer
The landowner's younger daughters would wear a loose half sleeved dress, white socks, and Mary Janes
The landowner's older daughters would usually wear a cloche hat, a jacket, and a jumper
The older daughters would accessorize with decorative scarves, detachable collars, and detachable cuffs Children School Uniform For many children’s uniforms were the best outfit they owned
The uniform included a blazer with striped or piped edges worn with a tie Children's Clothing (continued) Sailor Suits Male students usually wore jumpers, shorts in primary years, trousers in secondary years, lace up shoes, and a school cap
Female students usually wore a blouse, cardigan, gym tunic, wool socks, and bar shoes The main feature of a sailor suit has a navel-style collar
The suit could have short or long trousers Children's Coats Coats made of tweed or wool, they were knee-length, waisted, and double or single breasted, with fur Children's Swim Suit Poor children would swim naked or in their drawers
Girl's wore 2-piece made up of knee-length drawers with matching top
Boy's wore single piece woolen suit Children's Hair Girl's hair was cut shorter
Boy’s hair was short in the back and sides but long on the top. Older boys greased their hair down.
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