1920’s Fashion
    The fashion of the past decades has changed over the years. Comparing the trends and the fads from now to the 1920’s, the fashion has majorly changed! Both men’s and women’s fashion has changed drastically over the years, and not only the clothing changed, but the hairstyles, accessories, and how you wore your clothes were different then. What influenced some of the styles of the 1920’s were the mafia and the gangsters of then, like Al Capone.
    There were various things men wore in the 1920’s that were up to date in fashion. One of the most popular things men wore then was the three-piece suit (Niven). All the men wanted to look like they were either high class, or like they were a gangster. With people having a lot of money back from the war or from working to help the war, they could spend their money to look up to date with the fashion or the style. Men also wore “plus fours”, which were trousers with an extra four inches of material (Niven). The reason behind this was the suits then were made for movement, and adding an extra four inches of material would help with that (Niven). There was a lot of dancing in the 20’s, so having that extra four inches of material helped with all the movement.
    Men’s fashion was an important factor in 1920’s fashion. It was heavily influenced by jazz and popular male athletes (specifically golf and tennis) (Jennings). Golf encouraged the wearing of plus fours, plus sixes, and plus eights (Jennings). Tennis influenced the style of wearing white trousers and V-neck sweaters (Jennings). Surprisingly, for workplaces or most daily businesses, men of all ages wore suits (Jennings). Instead of being broad-shouldered, suit jackets were cut to give men a slimmer, boyish look (Jennings). Ties along with front creases in trousers were casual in the 1920’s. Cuffs were worn then to sharpen the look of two-tone shoes (Jennings). Waist slimming belts began to replace the popular suspenders (Jennings). Also with...