1920s clothing is becoming harder to find for resale, and fast approaching the canon of “antique,” which is defined as anything 100-plus years old. This post will help to identify and understand the style value of your ’20s clothing garments as identified by the most prominent trends of the decade so you can purchase or sell ’20s garments with better knowledge of current and future market value.
1920s style is hot for summer. The Great Gatsby caused a resurgence in the ’20s flapper look, but the shimmering sequins on slinky, high-cut dresses aren’t practical for everyday wear. What the 1920s style trend failed to inspire is how to wear ’20s casual style. So without having to pretend I was a funky flapper, I wore a dropwaist ’20s style dress from Great Lake Outfitters for your ‘20s inspired pleasure.
It’s thanks to influences in television and film a la HBO series Boardwalk Empire, Golden Globe winning silent film The Artist and this December’s release of The Great Gatsby remake that we’re seeing a revival of ’20s clothing trends for spring 2012. Keep reading to learn how you can draw ’20s style inspiration from these examples of modern entertainment!