The internet has created technology that has provided access to the history of fashion and the development of fashion trends, which anyone interested in clothes and style will find fascinating. Fashion preferences often depict the prevailing cultural and religious values of the period that created them, and researching the fashion in it’s historical context, can also become a fascinating history lesson for those who study it in the course of their self education.
The 20th century in England began with emphasis on big busts and big curved hips and very modest clothing reflected in the predominance of vintage styled long skirts. By the end of the first decade, this trend had been replaced by shorter skirts that revealed the ankles and under the influence of French fashion had become slimmer fitting.
As the world moved towards world war 2, the flat breast and slim hips look replaced the earlier preferences and fashion, and style changed accordingly to reflect these preferences. Styles became shorter in length and more daring in look, while maintaining an air of modesty and elegance, as the century continued to progress towards the more modern fashions as we know them. Retro fashion from this era continued to influence designer’s choice of style and the latest trends continue to revisit some of the more popular looks of this era.
Many of these styles continue to make appearances in fashion magazines and on reality TV as people seek to revisit many of the trends of the past and use them a inspiration for the future. Education has created a unique