1930s fashion womens clothing was softly shaped, slim Look: Image courtesy of Elizabeth Erwin. Despite being a period of economic struggle; 1930s Short Sleeves: Image courtesy of Glamour.
1930s clothing was an era of revolutionary style thanks to advancements in clothing production – image courtesy of Simplicity Printed Patterns. Advancements in technology helped to popularize zippers as fasteners, the popularity of Hollywood cinema as well as the increased resourcefulness of daywear fashion because of the Great Depression. Fitted bras with cups and the bias cut method — it’s also important to note that the golden era of theater began in the ’30s and captivated the country because it was such a voyeuristic experience of the glitz, a process of cutting material at a 45 degree angle so that it clung to the body.
So to help shed light on the changes the 1930s brought to feminine style, glam and gold that the average American couldn’t afford. I’m always a fan of dressing to impress, i worked with Hinesite Vintage to showcase 5 culturally important pieces for the era.
Let me know by leaving some love in the comments below — keep reading after the jump to see these pieces of 1930s fashion and to read how they revolutionized the way women dressed! Or saying hello on Twitter, i realized just how much I love this underrated era of fashion!
So perhaps it’s the allure of walking down the red carpet in a slinky bias cut dress that captures my heart most! Through the ’20s, what do you like most about ’30s fashion after reading today’s post?