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9. 1934 double breasted dinner jacket

9. 1934 double breasted dinner jacket

1. By the 1920s stockings with patterns were hot fashion items. Flesh and soft pastel colors were popular and they were made in either silk or artificial silk known as art silk later called rayon. The rayon stockings were very shiny so girls powdered their legs to dull them before venturing out. Lastex, a rubber based thread was used in knee highs in bright colors.

1. By the 1920s stockings with patterns were hot fashion items. Flesh and soft pastel colors were popular and they were made in either silk or artificial silk known as art silk later called rayon. The rayon stockings were very shiny so girls powdered their legs to dull them before venturing out. Lastex, a rubber based thread was used in knee highs in bright colors.

Barrymore collar by FilboidStudge, via Flickr. A botton-up shirt collar style with long, extraggerated pionts.

Barrymore collar by FilboidStudge, via Flickr. A botton-up shirt collar style with long, extraggerated pionts.

3. 1940s crepe blouse and slacks.

3. 1940s crepe blouse and slacks.

Christine Bass Spring/Summer 2013: skirt inspired by the handkerchief skirt of the 1920s and 30s

Balenciaga Spring 2013

Christine Bass Spring/Summer 2013: skirt inspired by the handkerchief skirt of the 1920s and 30s

Doo Ri Spring 2011: wide leg pants inspired by oxford bag pants of the 1920s and 30s

Doo Ri Spring 2011: wide leg pants inspired by oxford bag pants of the 1920s and 30s

(3rd from left)- Yigal Azrouel, wallace beery shirt

(3rd from left)- Yigal Azrouel, wallace beery shirt

Oxford Bag Pants: Wide legged pants that were adopted by students and spread to Ivy schools in the US

Oxford Bag Pants: Wide legged pants that were adopted by students and spread to Ivy schools in the US

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