How is everyone doing this lovely Monday, well actually almost Tuesday! I promised to blog every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and I wanted to keep my promise.
Today, we’re going to dive into the 1920s fashion and I wanted to focus on one garment. I thought dresses of this decade would be fun to look back at.
The 1920s was a memorable decade for fashion since there was more freedom in women’s fashion(especially after the war) and the clothes definitely reflected that. A notable designer of this era was the fabulous Coco Chanel. I know if you’re like me, you think of her perfume.
During this time, she made the two piece dress that were made out of stretchy jersey fabric that really flowed. Below is the actress Gloria Swanson, a silent movie star rocking Coco’s design.
Another dress that was popular in the 1920s is the signature flapper style dress. Shown below.
Another popular dress style was a dress with a dropped waist. This style of dress was more of an everyday dress.
In the early in the 1920s, formal wear dresses were very elaborate and some had intricate beading.
In 1926, there was the straight dress, which is one of my favorite type of dresses of the 1920s!
Okay, well that was a quick look at some of the 1920s dresses worn during this fun decade! I hope you enjoyed it. Next Monday, there will be more fashion history. Let me know which decade you would like to see next or a particular piece of clothing you would like me to feature.
P.S. Stay fabulous. 🙂