From corsets and long skirts to A-line dresses and platform heels, fashion has changed remarkably over the past hundred years. Join us as we go through the years and witness the trends and clothing styles that defined each decade.
As the World entered the 20th, the fashion continued to be defined by the trends of the previous century and was heavily characterized by corsets, long skirts and broad hats.
The fashion changed radically during the 1910s and was characterized by opulent yet impractical clothing styles such as the hobble skirts.
The 1920s was the decade when fashion entered the modern era and the more restrictive clothing of the past were abandoned in favor of more comfortable and simpler clothing.
Despite the great depression, fashion continued to change drastically. The 1930s saw the first widespread use of synthetic fiber. Banjo sleeves and exaggerated shoulder pads were quite common.
The fashion trends of the 1940s included introduction of matching dresses or skirts and coats. Clutch coats and dirndl skirts were common in this period.
Fashion of the 1950s was defined by brightly colored dresses and accessories became trendy.
The social movements of 1960s set the stage for a number of contrasting fashion trends and saw a break with many fashion traditions. Clothing such as pillbox hats and miniskirts became quite popular.
The iconic 1970s was characterized by hippie style and bell bottoms also saw trends of anti-conformist casual chics of fashion. Jeans and sneakers started becoming mainstream during this decade.
The 1980s was a crazy decade for fashion with its eccentric clothing and show of extravagance. The early part of the decade was characterized by minimalistic styles while the later half comprised mainly of bright opulent clothing.
The 1990s saw a return to minimalist fashion, the widespread adoption of tattoos, body piercing and the popularization go T-shirts and Hoodies.
The fashion of the 2000s was heavily influenced by technology and monochromatic futuristic approach to fashion became widespread. During the later part of the decade clothing with heavy embroidery and floral prints also became popular.
The current 2010s have so far been defined by a return to the minimalistic designs and a continual of monochromatic trends. Demin dressing saw a decline, being replaced by yoga pats and formal skirts.
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