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    • 1920’s Fashion By Rachel Martin
    • Social Changes
      • World War I had just ended.
      • Social morals became more lenient.
      • Stock market sky-rocketed.
      • New freedom for women.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Coco Chanel
      • One of the first women designers to adopt the new era of clothing.
      • She adopted a more boyish look.
      • Many women flattened their chests to achieve this look.
      • She replaced the corset with lighter clothing that wasn’t so restrictive.
    • 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.
    • Famous Influences Louise Brooks Gloria Swanson Josephine Baker 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.
      • Didn’t have much jewelry/accessories.
    • Men’s Fashion
      • Suits became slimmer
      • Wide legged trousers
      • Colors became brighter reflecting the time.
      • V-neck sweaters & white trousers
    • Men’s Fashion continued… Charles Lindbergh-leather driving jacket Red Grange-footbal player the camel hair polo coat & raccoon coat
    • Movies based around the 1920’s Chicago (2002) Some Like It Hot (1959) Boardwalk Empire (TV Series 2010) The Great Gatsby (1974)
    • 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
    • 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/