Vintage 1920's Fashion Film

Tuesday, April 27, 2010






Womens Fashion in the 1920's

The Silhouette,Colours and Hemlines revolution

Body Outline was straight, no curves at all.
Sleeveless wispy dresses with little if no visable
waistline.
Lots of beads were the rage.
Close fitting hats, low over the forehead,almost
cupping the face - the Cloche or Bell Hat being the most popular.
Flared Skirts raised up to the knee, though by the early 1930's they went back down again to echo the depression atmosphere.
Popular colours were browns and blues for daywear and pastels for eveningwear.
Rolled Stockings became a must for any style consious
flapper.
Popular hairstyles were the Bob.
1920's Makeup took off with the innovations of Max Factor.

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