View Turn Of The Century Women's Fashion Gif. 4.8 out of 5 stars 51. Adorned with victorian style dress and large flowing hats.
For women, the nylon shortage meant having to bare their legs in public. Check out our turn century fashion selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our shops. This book is full of illustrations on how to draft patterns for turn of the century fashions.
1920s fashion reflects society's rapid movement and change.
Throughout the eighteenth century, the basic components of men's and women's dress remained the same and, until the last quarter of the century, french fashion with its emphasis on formality and opulence continued to set the standard throughout europe. For women, the nylon shortage meant having to bare their legs in public. No longer were women willing to trade their mobility for the old stodgy customs of the chanel's seemingly unimportant act, turned into an entire fashion craze which defined 1920s fashion. Also, baggy blazers, jelly shoes and espadrilles were popular.