1920s: Fashion - Research Article from Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell Bottoms

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The 1920s were a turning point in the world of fashion. During the decade, fashion became an increasingly important symbol of a person's social status. Advances in technology made Americans' focus on fashion possible. For the first time in history, Americans could hear the same radio broadcasts and watch the same movies. By 1925, about fifty million people listened to the radio and heard about the latest clothes, automobiles, and home decor. At the movies, people could see these products. Many Americans started buying what they heard about on the radio and saw at the movies. Moreover, newspapers and magazines like Vanity Fair and Vogue started printing columns and advertisements about fashion. A culture of fashion had begun.

The 1920s were marked by Americans' concern for style. The clothes they wore, the cars they drove, and the decorations in their homes gave them a particular...

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