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1920’s1920’s
FashionFashion
By Rachel MartinBy Rachel Martin
Social Changes
• World War I had just ended.
• Social morals became more
lenient.
• Stock market sky-rocketed.
• New freed...
The Role of Women
• As their roles changed so did their clothing.
• Younger women wore now shorter skirts with
pleats and ...
New Rights for Women• August 26, 1920
the 19th
Amendment was
added to the US
Constitution.
• Women rebelled
and cut their ...
Flappers
• They smoke,
drank,voted and
danced.
• These women went
against the norm
• Looked down upon
by society.
• Cut th...
Coco Chanel
• First to adopt the new
era of clothing.
• She adopted a more
boyish look.
• Flattened chests to
achieve this...
Shapes and Silhouettes
• Straight and angular
• Ideal body: Flat chest
and no hips.
• Pleats, panels, and
drapes created a...
Famous Influences
LouiseBrooks
Gloria Swanson
JosephineBaker
Silent movie
star Dancer,showgirl
Dancer,singer
What would something cost
today?
Girls Bob Evens Middy Blouses $2.75
Wisconsin
1921
Today- $28.13
Value 1920-Now
Men’s Dress Shoes
$4.85 in 1921 Wisconsin
Today :$49.62
History Repeats- 1920s Fashion
Today
Cardigans Fringed
dresses
Long pearl necklaces
Beaded dresses
Upper vs. Lower Classes
• Had more
sequins, fancier
hats, stockings
and lace.
• Had plainer clothes,
not so extravagant.
•...
Men’s Fashion
•Suits became slimmer
•Wide legged trousers
•Colors became brighter
reflecting the time.
•V-neck sweaters &
...
Men’s Fashion continued…
Charles Lindbergh-
leather driving jacket
Red Grange-footbal
player
the camel hair polo coat &
ra...
Movies based around the
1920’sChicago (2002)
Some Like It Hot (1959)
Boardwalk
Empire
(TV Series
2010)
The Great Gatsby
(1...
Summary
A few key words to describe the era…
 Rebellious (Prohibition)
Feministic
Care-free
Shorter and more revieling...
Sources
•http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/20sclothes.html
•https://www.msu.edu/~westbri1/fashion.htm
•http://mensfashion.lo...
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  1. 1. 1920’s1920’s FashionFashion By Rachel MartinBy Rachel Martin
  2. 2. Social Changes • World War I had just ended. • Social morals became more lenient. • Stock market sky-rocketed. • New freedom for women.
  3. 3. The Role of Women • As their roles changed so did their clothing. • Younger women wore now shorter skirts with pleats and slits to allow for movement. • More woman were starting to work. • Made clothes easier to move around in.
  4. 4. New Rights for Women• August 26, 1920 the 19th Amendment was added to the US Constitution. • Women rebelled and cut their hair short. • Drank alcohol which was not considered classy. • The women now thought corsets were confining.
  5. 5. Flappers • They smoke, drank,voted and danced. • These women went against the norm • Looked down upon by society. • Cut their hair, wore makeup and were adventurous.
  6. 6. Coco Chanel • First to adopt the new era of clothing. • She adopted a more boyish look. • Flattened chests to achieve this look. • Used clothing that wasn’t so restrictive.
  7. 7. Shapes and Silhouettes • Straight and angular • Ideal body: Flat chest and no hips. • Pleats, panels, and drapes created an uneven hemline. • V and U necklines came about. • Longer skirts soon evolved to below the knee. • Makeup-Red lips, powdered skin, and dark eyes. • Pearls, stockings, beading and feathers were common.
  8. 8. Famous Influences LouiseBrooks Gloria Swanson JosephineBaker Silent movie star Dancer,showgirl Dancer,singer
  9. 9. What would something cost today? Girls Bob Evens Middy Blouses $2.75 Wisconsin 1921 Today- $28.13
  10. 10. Value 1920-Now Men’s Dress Shoes $4.85 in 1921 Wisconsin Today :$49.62
  11. 11. History Repeats- 1920s Fashion Today Cardigans Fringed dresses Long pearl necklaces Beaded dresses
  12. 12. Upper vs. Lower Classes • Had more sequins, fancier hats, stockings and lace. • Had plainer clothes, not so extravagant. • Didn’t have much jewelry/accessories.
  13. 13. Men’s Fashion •Suits became slimmer •Wide legged trousers •Colors became brighter reflecting the time. •V-neck sweaters & white trousers
  14. 14. Men’s Fashion continued… Charles Lindbergh- leather driving jacket Red Grange-footbal player the camel hair polo coat & raccoon coat
  15. 15. Movies based around the 1920’sChicago (2002) Some Like It Hot (1959) Boardwalk Empire (TV Series 2010) The Great Gatsby (1974)
  16. 16. Summary A few key words to describe the era…  Rebellious (Prohibition) Feministic Care-free Shorter and more revieling dresses Bright colors Chanel Fringe,sparkles, and feathers Flappers
  17. 17. Sources •http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/20sclothes.html •https://www.msu.edu/~westbri1/fashion.htm •http://mensfashion.lovetoknow.com/Men's_Fashion_in_the_ 1920s •http://www.vintagedance.com/dress-20s.htm •http://www.fashion-era.com/flapper_fashion_1920s.htm •http://www.1920s-fashion-and-music.com/famous-people-in- the-1920s.html •http://tirocchi.stg.brown.edu/514/story/fashion_twenties.html •http://www.1920-30.com/fashion/
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