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We've all been glued to the TV to watch the glamour that is Downtown Abby and with the hotly-anticipated arrival of the new The Great Gatsby, one could be forgiven for thinking the Golden Decade of the s as just fast cars, drop hem frocks, glamorous parties and Bright Young Things. Baz Luhrmann. Jack Clayton.
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Summary of s Men's Fashion Summary and Definition: 's Fashion for Men wore well-tailored pinstriped suits, tuxedos, silk shirts and handkerchiefs, raccoon fur coats, fedora hats, suspenders, bow ties, black patent leather shoes and spats. The fashion and clothing for men also included short suit jackets, cuffed trousers, waistcoats and wide-leg "Oxford Bags". The famous 'Zoot Suit' was also a strong fashion statement for men during the Harlem Renaissance. During the 's men abandoned formal day clothes and began to wear sports clothing for the first time.
The s in fashion saw a modernisation. It continued the change from more restrictive fashions of the Victorian and Edwardian period towards looser clothing which revealed more of the arms and legs, which had begun at least a decade prior with the rising of hemlines to the ankle and the movement from the S-bend corset to the columnar silhouette of the s. Men also began to wear less formal daily attire and athletic clothing or ' Sportswear ' became a part of mainstream fashion for the first time.
This is post number two in my Vintage Apparel Style Guide series. Why fashion of the 20s? I recently saw the new Great Gatsby movie and wanted to look more into the fashion of the era.
This decade was a time when fashion took a turn from the conservative, old styles into a new era of fashion. Fashion to that point had been some of the same suit styles over and over, with no casual clothing anywhere to be found. The 20s saw many radical suit styles as well as the introduction of casual and sporty dress for men.