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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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The Depression of the 1930s left little in the United States unchanged. As with other sectors of the economy, the crisis profoundly shaped what Americans wore, what they bought, and what they desired. Overnight, the high-spirited look of the flapper evaporated; the long, lean, tubular chemise, the signature look of the fashionable woman, disappeared. In its place a mature elegance emerged. Ageless, classless, and reusable looks that were flexible, reasonably priced, and easy to accessorize reflected the style of the 1930s and the new sobriety of the nation's collective mood.

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