By: Daniel Njogu, Andrew Reyes 2nd, Jackson Jones
"When I sell liquor, its called bootlegging; when my patrons serve it on Lake Shore Drive, its called hospitality" By Al Capone
List of Movies
Men were still pretty dressed up. Suits, ties and hats were commonplace in public. Women wore dresses and skirts — they still didn’t wear slacks yet. Women also wore matching gloves with their outfits and animal furs and skins were popular prints for shoes purses and scarves.
Bright colors were big in the 40's but the most popular choices were Red, White, and Blue
which are also the colors that represent our nation's flag.
Influences on 1900-40's Fashion
Bootlegging- Prohibition was a time when alcohol was deemed illegal in the united states so people like Al Capone sought out fortune by sneaking in alcohol and sell it to patrons that sold it among the people of the united states, during this time gangs and mobs formed and one influence these had on fashion were Fedoras, Trench coats, and Dress suits.