40 Amazing Vintage Photos That Show 1920s Glamor

The 1920s were renowned for high glamor and sharp dressing. As the first world war came to an end, and people experienced freedom and a return to normal life, women’s fashion became more extravagant and daring. Evening wear ruled in the style stakes; the more glamorous the outfit, the better. Accessories were a big part of completing an outfit in the 1920s, with feathers, beads, and pearls adorning almost every item.

Trousers were starting to emerge as a casual-wear option for women, but were not considered acceptable until some time later. People were still making clothes at home, but fabrics were becoming more accessible, and imitation silk — the now wildly popular rayon — was invented in this innovative decade.

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