American Women's Fashion
By Ashlee, Kim, Josh, Aliya, Dan, Tori


1900
  • tight collars
  • lots of lace
  • long, lightweight "duster" coats
  • corsets for tiny waists
  • skirts with trains
  • narrow shoes
  • lace-up boots
  • feathered hats
  • upswept hair
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1910
  • trenchcoats
  • narrow "hobble" skirts
  • draping blouses
  • Middle Eastern patterns
  • V-neck sweaters
  • beaded handbags
  • decorated hairpins
  • decorated stockings
  • lace-up boots
  • bows on shoes
  • sneakers (worn only for sports)
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1920
  • cloches (close-fitting hats)
  • baggy flannel trousers
  • long, wide coats
  • coats that fastened on the side
  • costume jewelry
  • drop-waist "flapper" dresses
  • T-strap shoes
  • sheer stockings
  • bobbed hair
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1930
  • patterned sweaters
  • one-piece wool bathing suits
  • long, flowing gowns
  • sandals
  • fox-fur collars
  • hats worn at an angle
  • shoulder pads
  • wide overcoats for men
  • rectangular wristwatches
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1940
  • rolled-up blue jeans
  • narrow “"drainpipe"” trousers
  • matching skirts and sweaters
  • halter tops
  • sleek evening dresses
  • the pageboy haircut
  • cork-soled "wedgie" shoes
  • baggy pull-on sweaters
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1950
  • white T-shirts
  • motorcycle jackets
  • black leotards
  • Bermuda shorts
  • pedal pushers (calf-length pants)
  • poodle skirts
  • saddle shoes
  • ballerina flats
  • full skirts with petticoats
  • strapless evening gowns
  • ponytails
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1960
  • bell bottoms
  • miniskirts
  • T-shirts with messages
  • pale lipstick and dark eyeliner
  • longer hair
  • the beehive hairdo
  • white vinyl “go-go” boots
  • peace signs
  • paisley and Indian prints
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1970
  • Western boots
  • lots of lip gloss and blush
  • T-shirts with logos
  • denim, denim, denim
  • legwarmers
  • pantsuits
  • earth tones
  • leotards with wrap-around skirts
  • the Afro
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1980
  • frills on collars and hems
  • bright vests and shirts
  • “power suits” with big shoulder pads
  • fingerless lace gloves
  • long fake-pearl necklaces
  • bangle bracelets
  • tunics over leggings
  • big hair with lots of mousse
  • Levi's 501s
  • fair-isle sweaters
  • ankle socks
  • penny loafers
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1990
  • designer athletic shoes
  • designer sneakers
  • puffy jackets
  • chain wallets
  • baggy pants
  • colored hair
  • bare midriffs
  • hooded sweatshirts
  • mehndi (henna tattoos)
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2000
  • low-rise pants
  • blazers
  • graphic T-shirts
  • bare midriffs
  • tank tops
  • bell-bottom jeans
  • skinny jeans
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