1920's - 1990's fashion

  • 1920's Fashion

    1920's Fashion
    In the 1920’s fashion became more free. Men threw away the daily suits and replaced them with athletic wear. While women were socially allowed to wear more comforting clothes, such as shorter skirts and trousers. (1,2)
  • 1930's Fashion

    1930's Fashion
    From here fashion biassed sky rocketed. In the 1930’s society then decided it was not suitable for women to dress so casually, and women then brought in old trends such as natural waste lines, and longer skirts as it gave them more of a feminie and elegant look. (1,3)
  • 1940's Fashion

    1940’s fashion was still going downhill for women. As society kept pushing out women's freedom, they were made to wear much longer fuller skirts, cinched waists and much wider hips. (1,4)
  • 1950's Fashion

    1950's Fashion
    Fashion in the 1950’s saw a clear gender divide”, As mens fashion still included anything that was casual and comfortable, womens fashion prioritised elegance and formality.
  • 1960's Fashion

    The biggests thing for the 1960's was the peak for mini skirts. “...During the 1960s the introduction of the miniskirt was considered shocking; however, today hem lengths can be extremely short - the original miniskirt may be considered tame by today's standards.” Galbraith, E. (2022) To what extent is sexism in the fashion industry shaping society's gender stereotypes? Survey collated in April 2022.