BY: HANNAH NO
Impact on America
Fashion of the 30's to 40's
Event:Great Depression, WWII
More functional and military-inspired clothing with square shoulders. Once WWII started, clothes became more restrained.
Fashion of the 50's
WWII ended, companies such as Chanel began
fitted jackets, cinched waist, feminine, calf-length skirts
Fashion of the 60's
The hippie movement
Bell-bottom jeans, tie-dyed shirts, miniskirt, bohemian-inspired clothing
Fashion of the 70's
Anti-fashion anarchistic movement, many people were travelling
disco-inspired clothing, flashy styles, bell-bottom jeans, tight and stretchy clothing, the use of polyester
How does fashion differ in each of the decades?
In the 60's and 70's, women also started wearing pants.
In the 70's, high boots were worn by women.
Fashion in the 30's to 40's were more conservative than the other decades.