Continued from: History of Fashion With Regards to the 20th Century


Key Silhouettes: Bias cut gowns and the return of the waistline with sweet two piece skirt and blouse ensembles.

Details: Peter-Pan colors, fur trim, matching hat, glove, belt, and shoe sets.

Designer: Vionnet

Economic: The Great Depression and the Dust Bowl brought about patchwork and dusty colors.

Political: Rise of Nazi Germany and The New Deal.

Social: Hollywood became the “escape” for many, and gangs such as Bonnie and Clyde were wreaking havoc.


Photo Credit: Vogue 1938