Roaring 20’s or 1920’s brought in its wake skirts while the men donned more casual than formal attire. There was an evolution of a section of women, who expressed resentment from the society and gave into smoking, wearing short dresses, had bobbed haircut.
1930’s or stylish thirties showed a return of more contemporary lady like look with an emphasis on shoulders.
1940’s was engulfed in the rage of Second World War. Clothing technology was developing to adapt to the needs of warriors that led to the introduction of new fabrics. The trend of 1930’s was continued with experimentation in nylon and synthetic fabrics and use of zippers. suits were quite in vogue
1950’s was the glamorous decade with Christian Dior ruling the roost. He introduced body hugging dresses with an emphasis on a women’s bodyline.Audrey Hepburn Little black dress( or rather LBD) , contoured jackets spelled the style quotient. A-line skirts portraying the waistline coupled with beehive buns and tight curls was the trend set by Marilyn Monroe.
With a renaissance of fashion in Italy and rise of music round the 1960’s, miniskirts, bare legs, embellishment with laces and wearing hats became fashion of the day with Twiggy personifying the trend of this decade.
As the world saw the Hippy movement in late 60’s and 70’s, a breeze of sheer fabrics, tie-die, baby-dolls swept the fashion world. Towards the late 70’s discotheques brought in its wake flashy colors, platforms with tight bodice and bottoms.
This was a quick rewind into the 20th century. Will soon bring you more trends from the latter part of 20th century and start of 21st century and showcase some of the choicest trends that will rein the future.