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Transcript of 1920s Fashion
Examples in Modern Day Fashion
The Flapper Style
The Bob Hairstyle
Pleat (older Plait)
In 1925 she launched signature cardigan jacket.
The Great Gatsby
Prada & Miu Miu designs for the movie
The Roaring Twenties
The 1920s was an age of dramatic social and political change.
People from everywhere in the country were buying the same goods, listening to the same music, and even dancing and speaking in the same ways. This created the first American “mass culture”.
Clara Bow: The "It" Girl of the 1920s
1920s Fashion Model and Sex Symbol: Muriel Finley
The top fashion trends of the 1920s influenced society in many ways. For the first time a "look" was available to the masses.
“I act on impulse and believe in instinct. My dresses aren’t premeditated. I am carried away by feeling, and technical knowledge helps me make my clothes become a reality.”
His clothes were designed to move, to flirt, and to show off daringly bared legs.
For the first time in American history, more people were living in cities than in rural areas.
The nation’s total wealth more than doubled in the 20s, and this economic growth sweeping America into an affluent but unfamiliar “consumer society.”
For young people in the nation’s big cities, the 1920s were roaring indeed.
In 1922 she launched the fragrance Chanel No. 5, which still remains popular today.
First designer to create loose women's jersey, traditionally used for men's underwear, creating a relaxed style for women ignoring the stiff corseted look of the time.
In 1926 she launched her little black dress.
Lanvin was known for her lavish embellishments.
Popularly known for her
robe de style
Ultramodern sportif chic style designs- pioneered the boyish garçonne look.
Borrowed liberally from men’s sportswear—defined the way women dressed for their new life on the move.