1920’s fashion trends were primarily focused around the modern area and liberation for women. Iconically most suits that were designed in the 1920’s are based upon mens suits that we see today. This era was important because women began to shift from the conservative dress to wearing sportswear. Coco Chanel was one of the 1st women in the 1920’s to cut her hair to the popular “bob” style and wear trousers. She helped free womens fashion from standard forms and shapes. Also, during the 1920’s there were two designers who popped on the scene.
1. Jean Patou – French designer who introduced the 2 piece sweater and skirt.
2. Elsa Schiaparelli- (who I have written about before) Designed clothes so there was a awareness of the body and form beneath