The Fashion Trends of the 20th Century

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  • long skirts, long sleeves, high necks, buttoned, high shoes, corsets

    long skirts, long sleeves, high necks, buttoned, high shoes, corsets
  • bust bodice succeeds corset, first American fashion show, tunics and Grecian styles become popular, also after war shorter, fuller skirts, "bob" brandnew

    bust bodice succeeds corset, first American fashion show, tunics and Grecian styles become popular, also after war shorter, fuller skirts, "bob" brandnew
  • waved hair and bobs became popular, flattening bras became "en vogue" and "flappers", make-up was essential, also the sizing-system was developed and put to use, tan skin became popular

    waved hair and bobs became popular, flattening bras became "en vogue" and "flappers", make-up was essential, also the sizing-system was developed and put to use, tan skin became popular
  • longer, flared, flounced skirts (between calf and ankle), puffy sleeves, soft fabrics, pastels and neutral colors, soft bras, garder belt and stockings, high heels, clutch, hats and gloves essential, wavy, dyed hair became popular, as well as narrow eyebr

    longer, flared, flounced skirts (between calf and ankle), puffy sleeves, soft fabrics, pastels and neutral colors, soft bras, garder belt and stockings, high heels, clutch, hats and gloves essential, wavy, dyed hair became popular, as well as narrow eyebr
  • high heels got higher, after WW II, skirts are fuller (around the mid-calf) and worn with petticoats, belted waistlines, denim commonly worn for leisure

    high heels got higher, after WW II, skirts are fuller (around the mid-calf) and worn with petticoats, belted waistlines, denim commonly worn for leisure
  • two-piece skirts and blouses, beaded evening sweaters, black leather jackets (for teenager), cork shoes are in and tinted foundation mixed with eyeshadow, hair was worn either in a ponytail, a bun or a beehive, sometimes it was cut short, uplift bras, gir

    two-piece skirts and blouses, beaded evening sweaters, black leather jackets (for teenager), cork shoes are in and tinted foundation mixed with eyeshadow, hair was worn either in a ponytail, a bun or a beehive, sometimes it was cut short, uplift bras, gir
  • loose, simple clothes, gemetric shaped, miniskirts, stretch bras and "space" clothes became popular, tights replaced nylons

    loose, simple clothes, gemetric shaped, miniskirts, stretch bras and "space" clothes became popular, tights replaced nylons
  • very vivid colors, platform shoes, hot pants, long and short skirts, polyester, afros, long hair and mohawks became popular

    very vivid colors, platform shoes, hot pants, long and short skirts, polyester, afros, long hair and mohawks became popular
  • short skirts, wide shoulders, assertive lines, leotards and running shoes became popular, well-managed wardrobe

    short skirts, wide shoulders, assertive lines, leotards and running shoes became popular, well-managed wardrobe
  • big, baggy (exercise) clothes, very neutral colors, earthtones,

    big, baggy (exercise) clothes, very neutral colors, earthtones,
  • previous trends were mixed together, ugg boots, high-tops, skinny jeans, light-blue, yellow and hot pink became popular as well as flip flops, leatherjackets and fake fur

    previous trends were mixed together, ugg boots, high-tops, skinny jeans, light-blue, yellow and hot pink became popular as well as flip flops, leatherjackets and fake fur