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History of Fashion Project

My Prezi over the history of fashion in various eras for Fashion Merchandising class.
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Tina Tennison

on 24 September 2012

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Transcript of History of Fashion Project

MMy History of
Fashion Tina
Tennison Pre-1880 Ladies' Dresses Mary Lincoln's
Gown Men's and Women's
Attire Clothing of an
1800s Convict Children's Shoes Renaissance Milan became a center of fashion
Fashion was a sign of wealth
Wealthy people's clothing included:
Wigs made of peasants' hair
Gold Embroidery
Silver Embroidery Renaissance Men's Vest Princess Elizabeth
Style Dress Ladies' Dress
Sleeve Victorian Queen Victoria was the
ultimate fashion leader of this era.
This is when women became the focus of fashion, rather than men.
Sleeves on ladies' dresses became more slim Victorian Ladies' dresses with
smaller sleeves Men's attire with
longer coats Children's clothing of
the Victorian era 1900-1909 Dresses became shorter
Ladies wore huge hats
Fashion leaders included:
Mrs. Charles Russell
Elizabeth Wharton Drexel
Mrs. John Philip Sousa 1900-1909 Very large hats became popular in this era Dresses became shorter,
no longer dragging the floor Men wore large
top-hats 1910-1919 Women started bobbing their hair, a trend started by dancer Irene Castle
Dresses rose well above the ankle
Men's trousers were now cuffed at the ankle 1910-1919 Ladies' dresses now
rise above the ankle Large hats are still
in style Women now bobbed
their hair 1920-1929 Men began to wear looser fitting sleeves and pants
Women become more casual, wearing shorter dresses/skirts, and smaller hats
Fashion leaders were actresses, such as:
Norma Talmadge
Aileen Pringle
Alice Joyce 1920-1929 Shorter skirts became
a popular fashion trend Men wore more loose-
fitting clothing Ladies' hats
became smaller 1930-1939 Women began wearing clothing which showed their figure
Dresses were now designed as casual day wear, or glamorous evening wear
French designer Madeleine Vionnet made popular the halter neck 1930-1939 Dresses were now so
short they barely covered
the knee. Ladies began wearing
belts with their dresses to
emphasize the waist. 1940-1949 College women and debutantes stop wearing hats with their outfits
Since Paris had fallen to the Nazis, the US now experiences its Fall fashion season without French designers
Colorfast prints are improved to make clothing more durable through multiple washings 1940-1949 Many ladies are no
longer wearing hats
with their dresses With colorful prints being
more easily laundered,
ladies wear more patterns. Dresses remain at their
new, shorter length 1950-1959 Men started wearing flannel suits in neutral colors, such as gray
This is the time period in which the women's "poodle skirt" became popular
Designer Christian Dior has a major influence on fashion 1950-1959 Typical men's suit of this time period The newly popular
poodle skirt 1960-1969 Many bands' of the '60s (including Rolling Stones and The Beatles) clothing was designed by Ossie Clark
Ladies began to wear colorful printed dresses with "go-go" boots
Jackie Kennedy introduced the pillbox hat
Toward the end of the decade, the "hippie" look became popular, featuring tie-dye, hemp, and bell-bottomed jeans 1960-1969 1970-1979 1970-1979 1980-1989 1980-1989 Toward the end of the decade, bell-bottomed jeans became a very popular trend. Ladies in this time period started wearing short, colorfully patterned dresses with tall "go-go" boots. Men sported the "hippie" look just as frequently as women. My Favorite The "hippie" look from the previous decade was continued into the early 1970s
Women's clothing became much more revealing
Three-piece suits became popular for men
Baseball jerseys or "baseball sleeves" were commonly worn shirts
Ladies wore a "flipped" hairstyle, made popular by the Charlie's Angels television series A 1970s family wearing styles popular of the time period Guys in long hair and girls in revealing outfits were two things commonly seen in the 1970s At the beginning of the decade, short skirts/dresses with long boots were still popular Michael Jackson and Madonna were fashion icons of the 1980s
Men began wearing leather jackets
Women wore tight, colorful spandex pants and skirts
Inspired by the television show Miami Vice, many men wore casual t-shirts under suit jackets
Leg warmers and headbands were worn not only as work-out clothing, but also as streetwear Michael Jackson popularized the leather jacket in his "Thriller" music video Popular ladies' hairstyle of the decade Ladies could frequently be seen wearing colorful spandex pants and leg warmers My favorite era in fashion is a mixture of the 1960s, '70s, and '80s. I love the tie-dye look of the '60s, all the colorful patterns of the '70s, and the skinny jeans from the '80s.
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