Thank you for your assignment. I do want to point out to you "For this assignment write a 600-word essay". Please make sure moving forward that your assignment is more of an essay format with a introductory paragraph conclusion paragraph and content in between. The paragraphs do not need to be and should not be titled. I think you did a nice job beginning to describe the changes in fashion design styling silhouette fit and accessories worn by women during the 1920s speaking to the apparel era? There were many movie icons during this time. What were some of these icons and how did their style choices inform what was being worn during this time? This point needs to be revisited and redone. Lastly I want to point out that you only have two items in your works cited. As a reminder in my initial post for this assignment my expectation is that you include three credible web sources in addition to the required lecture and textbook reading content for this week. [...]
For this assignment, write a 600-word essay that explores the twenties. The twenties were characterized by prosperity and radical changes in clothing for women and men. An important theme running through costume history is that of relationships between costume and developments in fine and applied arts. Be sure to address the following in your report: Describe the substantial changes in fashion design, styling, silhouette, fit, and accessories worn by women and men during the 1920s. This discussion should include apparel throughout the decade, not just the flapper trend of the late 20s. Identify how post-war political, economic, and social shifts in both Europe and America influenced fashion and other art forms of the 1920s period. Provide examples of specific designers of the era who brought about new trends and significant changes to both women’s- and menswear. What changes can be identified in women’s costume in the 1920s that are a radical departure from customary dress for women in previous centuries? Identify some of the specific items of dress during the period from 1920 to 1930 that showed influences from each of the following: sports, high society, automobiles, motion pictures, and technology. Research: To gather information for your report, read the assigned chapters in the textbook and conduct Internet research using keywords on the assigned topics.