The glamor, audacity, love for all things luxurious and shimmery, the suaveness; the synonymous characteristics of the 1920s are inspiring fashionistas of today. If you want to strut your stuff and showcase your 1920s-inspired look, you need to know what these styles were.
The Flamboyant Women
If there was one style that is synonymous with the 1920s, it is the image of the flapper girl. This style was pioneered by Coco Chanel. The dresses that the flappers wore were about comfort. They aimed to flatten the bust line. These dresses normally had a straight waistline and the hemline was above the knees. They were often embellished with beads, sequins, or fringes.
A boyish figure was favored over the more curvaceous figures. Charleston dresses or low-waistline dresses with a full skirt that started at the hemline, became popular towards the mid 1920s. It was the outfit to wear while dancing the Charleston because it allowed them freedom of movement.
The Dapper Men
Suit jackets returned to having a normal waist. Many men also took to wearing single-breasted jackets with double-breasted vests.
The Hat Story
After the conservatism of the earlier decades, the twenties was a breath of fresh air. Trousers, sleeveless dresses, sportswear, etc., were all acceptable clothing for women. Clothing became more about comfort. In the 1920s people were trying to express themselves through fashion trends like never before. Consumerism was at an all time high with people purchasing clothes to indicate their level of prosperity. With being well-groomed and styled becoming so important, fashionable clothing was a st