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Style Through the Decades: Women in the 1930s

An example of the backless dress that became so popular

The carefree and liberated attitude of the 1920s that had so affected the style and cut of womenswear began to fade out by the end of 1930, as the Great Depression began to take effect.

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Style Through The Decades: 1920s Women

cloche hats

Everyone associates the 1920’s with the knee-length flapper dress, accompanied by glitzy headbands and even a cheeky feather boa. But is there more to it?

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Style Through The Decades: 1920s Men

Fashion in a more sporty style became increasingly popular for men. Credit: State Library of South Australia

Sandwiched in between a decade of war and a decade of depression you could have forgiven fashion for taking a break in the 1920s. You could have understood if fashion had just wanted to have a nice, easy time, maybe introduce a new style of sock if business was especially slow, but nothing revolutionary. And […]

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