The Roaring Twenties


Women wanted to be small and thin. They wanted smaller breast  and a straight figure. They started to show off their legs during the 1920s. Their dresses would be sleeveless and nothing higher than the knees. The dresses would be baggy so that their cruves would be hiden. They would wear very bright colors with fringers and beading.   The hair style was bobbed hair-cut with curled at the forward towards the ear and spilt through the middle.



This was the time that families would be able to buy a car. Cars were becoming more efficient and safer for people to drive. Roads were being changed so that cars can drive smoothly. Cars were changing people’s lifes they were now able to travel as they please.


The 1920s interior was very glamourouse. The style would have a lot of shiny fabrics, mirror tiles and chrome. There would be a lot of geometric and angualar shapes.. interior_view_of_22el_alisal22_the_home_of_charles_f-_lummis_ca-1920-1929_chs-1426


Gloria Swanson she was in many movie during this time. She was in Sunset Bouleard, Sadie Thompson, Queen Kelly and many more.


1900’s Victorian


During this time people dressed very elegant. Women would wear long dresses and under they would wear corsets. Corsets would showing women’s social status and their figure of youth. These were seen as support for the weaker gender. Also they were criticized to be uncomfortable and unhealthy. Health professionals would believe that corsets causes cancer, birth defects and miscarriages. It would also cause women to faint due to to all the air in their lungs being emties out. This time the hourglass look was the popular look so women would add extra flounces on to their skirts to widen the hourglass silhouette. They would also wear many layers of  petticoats.



During this time not everyone would be able to drive. To be able to drive you need a degree in technical dexterity and mechanical skill. Also they would have to wear certain clothing that include a hat, gloves, duster coats, goggles, and boots. The people who you drive would be very adventurous because they would have to be out in every kind weather and they would be unprotected. It was not easy bing one of the drivers because there was a short supply of gasoline and the tires would easily break and they were exhausting to repair.



Many of the kichtens during this time was not the place where people would entertain their guest. The kichten would be placed in the basement where the servants would be. For entertaining guess would be upstair with the host talking, hanging out while the servant would preparing dinner in the basement.


Queen Victoria rules the United Kingdom (1876-1901).  The British Empire was stretched across globe. Also she was the Empress of India. Queen Victoria was very traditional with her political and social view.