The 1920s in fashion history:
Boyish look. Chemise dress replaced corset and crinoline. Waist line dropped to the hip; hem lines rise to the knee. The ready-to-wear fashion industry emerged. Development of Art Deco style and its influence on fashion aesthetics of the 1920s.
The leading fashion designers of 1920s:
Gabrielle "Coco" Channel, Madeleine Vionnet, Erte, Sonia Delaunay, Lanvin, Jean Patou and Edward Molyneux were among the most influential fashion designers and brands of the 1920s.
1920s cultural highlights:
- Art Deco style. Jazz, Cinematograph and technological innovations shaped the culture of the 1920s
- Fashionable dances of the 1920s: Charleston, Foxtrot, Tango, Shimmy, Boogie-woogie.
- Most influential new art movements: Abstract Art, Cubism, Futurism, Bauhaus, Constructivism, De Stijl