Fashion In The 1920s

Submitted By Tairo
Words: 396
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Brandon Cepeda pd:5
English mrs.chieco
1/15/12 junior portfolio

In the 1920’s society had a major impact on the types of shoes clothes of the fashion world. The 1920 had a lot of changes. The 1920 was aftermath of world war one. The 1920 also the year women got to vote. During the changing of time people started to change their style of dressing. It wasn’t only their clothing, it was their shoes and hairstyle. Lets examine this in the following essay. 1920s fashion was defined as the fashion of the modern era. This period became known as the “Roaring 20s”. World War 1 was over. Art and creative expression were brought up again, and with it came new and colorful fabrics and materials. The roaring 20’s was an era that saw the Harlem Renaissance, ladies voting and a sudden increase in affluence for the middle-class. Clothing fashions changed with women's changing roles in society, particularly with the idea of new fashion. Although society matrons of a certain age continued to wear conservative dresses, the sports wear worn by forward-looking and younger women became the greatest change in post-war fashion. The tubular dresses of the 'teens had evolved into a similar silhouette that now sported shorter skirts with pleats, gathers, or slits to allow motion. Menswear in the 1920 change twice through out the decade. The first was the