1900s Fashion on Men and Women

1900s Fashion on Men and Women
Fashion Trends 7 May 2012 67 defa okundu 1 yorum

Welcome to fashion timeline, girls. Today I will write about 1900s fashion and what changed from there to now. I think at the end of article, you will be surprised because so fewer things are changed till those days. You will read strange, some funny but influential. Those were the days and people were wearing the first pieces of modern dresses.

When we start to talk about 1900s fashion, first thing to say is Gibson Girl. Gibson girl is illustrator Charles Dana Gibson’s illustrations about ideal woman. Gibson girl illustrations were so effective on 1900s that it accepted as American Women’s ideal portrait on fashion and life. Gibson Girl affected 1900s women on all fashion categories. But Gibson girl is mostly remembering by Gibson hairstyle.
1900s charles dana gibson fashion style
1900s fashion gibson girl

Stiff collars were the significance part of 1900s women dresses. Women started to wear stiff collars shirts from pupil age to older. It was a symbol with its sharp style for all women that trying to change their position against men in social life. Shirtwaists were the symbol of educated women. Especially women graduated from important schools were wearing shortwaist.

1900s shirtwaist dress

Women’s sportswear was mostly tailored dresses. There was no fashion as sport fashion but track suits were firstly seen in these years especially for girls.

1900s women fashion
early 1900s fashion

Fashion was changing for women rapidly because Haute Couture fashion was rising. Tailors from France were releasing different luxury dresses that the world never seen before.

1900s men of fashion

Men fashion was not changing rapidly like women fashion in 1900s. But there were some signs for a big potential. Athletic silhouette on man was the ideal that all dresses were tailoring. Business life were starting to rise and getting more and more professional. So sack coats were some frivolous. Then frock coat released by Italian tailors. It made a big impact at 1900s men fashion. Dress was creating the ideal man with curly moustaches and short hair. Then wearing frock coat became a must on meetings.

1900s business life fashionfor men

Men were going to hunt and it was very popular. Norfolk jacket was the main piece of hunting fashion. Knickerbockers were known as breeches and it was also popular to wear them under Norfolk jacket. In the daily life, Morning coats were popular. Mostly rich men were wearing the Morning coat and it was a symbol of being free and strong in life.

men hats style for 1900s

Hats were the main accessories of men. Top hats were popular but also men liked to wear bowler hats. Ankle boots were popular shoes but men were wearing oxford shoes on daily life.

Jenny IAN graduated from “Central Saint Martins Fashion School” as known best fashion school in the world. Then she worked for big fashion companies but her beliefs to create “the unusual” leave her from these companies. She firstly wrote on her own site then transferred to Fashionima.com on 2012 January. She will visit red carpets all over the world and write fashion from there every week.


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