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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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Although American fashion was known for its sporty, relaxed style, there was great variety among this generation of designers, as each addressed a market composed of a wide range of tastes, pocketbooks, climates, and types. There were sophisticated designers, such as Germaine Monteil and Mollie Parnis, who specialized in evening clothes ranging in price from $79 to $195. Wholesale houses known for sportswear, such as William Bloom and Helen Cookman, designed suits, vest blouses, and jumpers that worked on their own and together and used knits and tweeds. Designers Tina Leser and McCardell reinvented women's sportswear by discarding the model set by men's sports clothing.

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