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Fashion Trends. What is Fashion?. Clothes express who you are and what you value. Definition of Fashion: Style of clothing, hair, and personal appearance. Dress, behavior, way of leaving or other personal expressions that are popular at present. A particular type or variety. 1910-1919. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


Fashion Trends

Fashion Trends

What is Fashion?Clothes express who you are and what you value.

Definition of Fashion:Style of clothing, hair, and personal appearance.Dress, behavior, way of leaving or other personal expressions that are popular at present.A particular type or variety.

1910-19191910- Ballets Russes perform in Paris, inspiring Asian-influenced harem pants, kimonos, and turbans.1912- Sinking of the Titanictypical fashion worn by women at that time.1914-1918- World War 1; skirts rise to mid-calf, colors get darker, and clothes become practical for women to work.

1920s1920- women are granted the right to vote, leading to more independence.1923- Flapper style becomes popular when short skirts are necessary for dancing the Charleston.1926- Coco Chanel creates the Little Black Dress which becomes one of the mostessential pieces of fashion.

1930s1930- The great depresion begins a time of hardship, bad economy, and unemployment.1931- Empire state building is completed, showcasing the trend of Art Deco design.1937- Amelia Earhart vanishes masculine style clothes are inspired by her.1939- World War 2 begins.

1940s1940- 1945- Women work outside the home while men are fighting war; practical clothes are in style.1942- T-shirt is introduced.1945- World War 2 ends; women go back to being homemakers; housework-inspired clothes are in style.1946- Bikinis are introduced.

1950s1951- Color TV is introduced.1954- Chanel introduces her famous black collarless suit jacket and skirt with gold chain trim.1955- Disney land opens.1959- Barbie is introduced.1960s1963- John F. Kennedy is assassinated ending Camelot era and Jackie Kennedy fashion.1964- Beatles become popular in U.S, starting London style and Mod fashion.1969- Woodstock sparks hippie fashion.

1970sTrend: Bell bottom pants, platform shoes, wrap dresses, gaucho pants, Annie Hall menswear look.

1980s Trend: preppie loo,; pop music styles, retro fashion of the 1950s, cocktail dresses, acid wash jeans, big hair, ballerina flats, leggings, big sweaters, pumps.

1990sTrend: crop tops, baggy jeans, floral dresses, boyfriend blazers, overalls, platform tennis shoes.

1920sTrend: vintage and retro fashion, long lines from the 1930s, shirt dresses from 1940s and 1970s, skinny jeans and tunics from 1980s.