A Look at Women’s Fashion in Early 20th Century AmericaThe 1920s and 1930s were a time of radical change, America was coming out of a recession, and there was a new sense of freedom and possibility. This was reflected in the fashion of the time. Women’s fashion in particular underwent a major transformation. Hemlines rose, silhouettes became more relaxed, and new fabrics and colors were introduced. These articles will take a closer look at the major trends of the time and how they reflected the changing role of women in society.
What Did Women Wear in 1930s America?
When you think of the 1920s and 1930s, it’s natural to imagine flappers in feather boas and flapper dresses, or women in glamorous chorus girl costumes. But what was everyday dress like during this time period? Did all women wear long dresses,…282
Women's Hats and Hairstyles in 1920s America
Women’s hair, hats and hairstyles in 1920s America were as bold and daring as the roaring 20s women themselves. The 1920s was a time of unprecedented change, especially for women. The Great War had left many women with newfound independence…294
The Flapper Style for 1920s Women
The 1920s was an important decade for women. Their suffragette movement had been successful in getting women the vote, and now they were eager to set about proving their independence. The result was a time when women led more independent lives…285
The Influence of Hollywood Glamour on 1930s Fashion
At the peak of the Great Depression, the majority of Americans couldn’t afford to follow current fashion trends. However, that didn’t stop Hollywood from bringing its own version of high-end style to the general public. In 1933, a…289
Women's Leisurewear in 1920s America
When it comes to the 1920s and fashion, one thing that springs to mind is flappers, feather boas, and the Charleston. In short, the Roaring Twenties are all about excess and decadence. The style of clothing at this time reflects a society so…274
How did Baked Alaska get its Name?
The Dessert Baked Alaska has a rich history. The dessert has a very interesting origin that has been going on for quite a long time. This sweet dessert was first created in the early 1900s. The…
All You Need to Know About Caring for Terrapins
Keeping a terrapin turtle as a pet can be a rewarding experience for both you and your new pet. Turtles make excellent company and are fairly low maintenance pets to keep. They’re also ideal pets…