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Roaring 20’s 1920 - 1929. Introduction  1920 – Prohibition goes into effect – 18 th Amendment – until 1933  1920 – 19 th Amendment – Women’s Right to.

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1 Roaring 20’s

2 Introduction  1920 – Prohibition goes into effect – 18 th Amendment – until 1933  1920 – 19 th Amendment – Women’s Right to Vote  1927 – Charles Lindbergh – The Spirit of St. Louis Flight – NY to Paris  1929 – October – Stock Market Crash – Beginning of Great Depression

3 Influences  Louise Brooks – American dancer, model, showgirl & silent film actress – famous for her fashionable Bob haircut  Greta Garbo – Silent film star – softer look – femininity

4 Influences  Jazz Age – music – Dancing - Charleston - Women passive to active in society - Independent financially & literally  Development of mass media – Vogue, The Queen, Harper’s Bazaar  Youth at a premium – war  Glamour an important fashion trend – Broadway Shows  1922 – King Tut’s Tomb – Egyptian influences in fashion

5 Designers  Coco Chanel - most popular designer in world - Neutral tones – beige, sand, navy, cream - simple shapes – didn’t require corsets of waist definition - Clothes made for comfort & ease of wear - Little Black Dress Chanel Suit – 1925 – “Boxy” cut – short jacket - tweed - Chanel N˚5 – Costume Jewelry – trendy during this time period - Quilted Handbag

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7 Silhouette  Slender, flat chested, tanned bodies  Rectangular  Early 20’s – waistline at waist – loose  Suits – long hemline – somewhat full  1923 – waistline dropped – between waist & hip  1924 – waistline at hip  1925 – shift – no waistline emerged – may have collars – pleats – 1 inch below knee  Coats - wrapovers

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9 Flapper  1926 – 1928 – Fashion Imitates Life  Dresses for dancing  Revealed knees  Became fashionable = easy to reproduce for all levels of society  Makeup in public  Short bobbed hair style  Smoked cigarettes from long holders  Rolled stockings to below knee  Arm bands during the day  Visit Speakeasies

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11 Shoes & Hats  Cloche Hats – - close fitting - pulled down over eyes  T-Bar Shoes – buckles & bows & straps  Mary Jane Ankle strap button shoe

12 Men’s Styles  Early 20’s  Short suit jackets (long = formal)  High waisted jackets worn with belts – Military roots  Trousers were relatively narrow and straight (never tapered) and they were worn rather short so that a man's socks often showed. Some cuffed

13  Mid 20’s  1925 – wide trousers – “Oxford Bags”  Suit jackets normal waist – lapels wider – loose fitting sleeves  Late 1920s - double breasted vests, often worn with a single breasted jacket, also became quite fashionable.  Sport clothes – sweaters & short trousers – Knickers  Short tuxedo used frequently  Two-toned white and tan or white and black shoes

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15 Children Fashions  Rompers and short dresses replaced filly lace dresses for babies and toddlers (boys & girls)  Older girls – cotton frocks, cardigan sweaters and canvas shoes and sandals

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