We are facing a new age. Times  have changed drastically during this decade and fashions have followed suit. Pre and post-war societies have  proven to be radically different. With the sinking of the Titanic, we see an end to the ideals of the upper-crust of society and Belle Epoque. The war to end all wars brought us into a liberating time socially and we MUST dress the part. We had to put away our evening wear and jewels to sympathize with the war movement and even saw women  joining the military! Well, it is about time we gain more freedom, wouldn’t you agree? Unfortunately, it has taken a world at war to create that freedom for us. The “Pasha of Paris,” Poiret gave us a lower bust line and exotic colors before the war, and with war raging on, we looked towards an age of simplicity. Hair must be short as we remember practicality. We halted the use of cosmetics and when out of uniform, we abided to a dress code of sweaters and hobble skirts. Although restricting, we remained ladies as much as possible.

The women who contributed to the war effort were being dressed in the Red Cross uniform. The motor car has become an important part of our changing role in society. We are out there pushing for the right to vote – and we hope our efforts will not be remiss. Hopefully within the post-war period we will see a great deal of change to our place in this world.


Well the war has ended, we have been given the right to vote and established ourselves as impor­tant figures in society. So, what to wear what to wear?! For all the young ladies out there,  this  is your time to shine.The war brought us a feeling of mass sorrow and making  the most of your youth is a must. Flappers are alltherageandweare eeing  the  onset  of  many



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