Fash­ion

The Australian Women's Weekly - - 85 years -

The straight knee-length beaded ap­per dresses of the he­do­nis­tic 1920s gave way for a more se­ri­ous look in the 1930s as the De­pres­sion took hold. More women were work­ing and the era saw smart, tted suits with trousers – and the rise of ready-to-wear clothes in depart­ment stores. The fash­ions were still dic­tated by Euro­pean styles and some, like ice-skat­ing out ts com­plete with a hand muff, seemed a lit­tle out of place in Aus­tralia.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.