1920s and 1930s Womens Clothing

After the tight corsets and long-flowing dresses of the Edwardian Era, the 1920s was a decade of liberation for women. The most important change occurred on August 18, 1920, when the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was passed, giving women the right to vote. Fashion restrictions were also breaking down, as skirts hems crept up the leg and dress lines straightened out. Although Jean Patou, Jeanne Lanvin, and Paul Poiret are just a few of...Continue Reading