A Look at Men’s and Women’s Fashions in 1920s and 30s America

American fashion from the 1920s to 1940s was influenced by the Jazz Age, Art Deco and the Great Depression. These decades were a time of change and uniqueness for American society. The Roaring Twenties began with social optimism, new technology and an end to World War I. American men shed their prudish Victorian gentleman behavior in favor of a more relaxed and modern look. The New Women emerged in response to women’s suffrage and new roles for women as working professionals. Read on to find out more about the popular fashions in the early 20th century.