Fashion History 2: The Roaring Twenties

Fashion History 2: The Roaring Twenties

NOTE ON HOW I USE BOOKS:
I filmed the books because I wanted to signal to you my research is grounded mainly in respected and published books. I hope they serve like citations in an essay. I left captions in the shot so you could pause and read them if you wish. Listed below are the books I used.

You can buy these books from my Amazon recs page: https://www.amazon.com/shop/zoehong

Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style
ISBN: 978-0-7566-9835-5
(This book is the one with timelines with dates, edited by the Smithsonian.)

Fashion: A History from the 18th to the 20th Century
ISBN: 978-0-7607-8202-6
(This book is edited by the Kyoto Costume Institute.)

Couture: The Great Designers
By Caroline Rennolds Milbank
ISBN: 0-941434-51-6

High Style: Masterworks from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
By Jan Glier Reeder
ISBN: 978-0-300-21231-0

Madeleine Vionnet
By Betty Kirke
ISBN: 0-8118-1997-3
(This is the massive, long book with Vionnet’s patterns.)

Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear 1715-2015
By Sharon Sadako Takeda, Kaye Durland Spilker, and Clarissa M. Esguerra
ISBN: 978-3-7913-5520-7

My Fashion History series is all about hitting the important highlights of 20th century fashion that every fashion professional should know to have a good working vocabulary of visual references. It’s more of a general overview than a deep dive.

This installment covers the 1920s and we discuss the Jazz Age in a post-war US and Europe, how women’s attitudes toward life in general affected the fashions they wore. I cover the New Woman aka Flapper look and the Robe de Style look, the 2 main silhouettes of this era.

MENTIONED/RELATED VIDEOS:
Fashion History playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvYgZyP1o7nV-qRJIpyV-JRl

Coat vocab video: https://youtu.be/DIX9IbpU5qY

Fashion Vocabulary playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvYlzH6jFIS6fEH0p_j7k_Qh

Wools video: https://youtu.be/iPWMMxsvkDY

Fabric playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwQq1-SdsNvY548atNt3EvWZYCeY1iCQh

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50 Comments

  1. Shaun Derenzo on March 30, 2022 at 5:49 pm

    PLS START A PODCAST



  2. Brandon Fernandez on March 30, 2022 at 5:50 pm

    Great video 💚



  3. BellaMarie on March 30, 2022 at 5:51 pm

    MAKE MORE VIDEOS



  4. Toni Smoot on March 30, 2022 at 5:51 pm

    I’m only a minute in and I’m already obsessed with your handwriting😩🤧



  5. Tamara Spasic on March 30, 2022 at 5:54 pm

    Love the way you explain it.Simple and usefull! Thanks a lot for your work!



  6. Anne-Emmanuelle Lumande on March 30, 2022 at 5:57 pm

    I would love to see the rest the series ! Love your channel



  7. Taylor Geary on March 30, 2022 at 6:00 pm

    I’m so into this video series! Thank you for putting these videos together!



  8. Jessica Cale on March 30, 2022 at 6:00 pm

    I hope you one day get back to this series. This is fabulous.



  9. Mr bukater on March 30, 2022 at 6:03 pm

    Does anyone know what book is shown t 0:50?



  10. Mg Art on March 30, 2022 at 6:03 pm

    Your videos are great. Thank you 🙏 💝



  11. Ashlyn Yee on March 30, 2022 at 6:05 pm

    make more please!!!



  12. Brenda Serafino on March 30, 2022 at 6:06 pm

    I loved this video so much! Thank you for all of this wonderful content ❤️



  13. Kori Wilson on March 30, 2022 at 6:09 pm

    Would love to see more of these videos throughout the 20th century!



  14. Deidra Benson on March 30, 2022 at 6:10 pm

    Thanks sooo much for sharing!!❤️❤️❤️



  15. J W on March 30, 2022 at 6:10 pm

    Your hand writing is AMAZING.



  16. Nancy Howe on March 30, 2022 at 6:11 pm

    Yes, please more historical videos!!!



  17. sindi senora on March 30, 2022 at 6:12 pm

    Please make translate to indonesia 😭,i cannot english



  18. Tina Heard on March 30, 2022 at 6:12 pm

    Luv it !! Especially when the sharpest dressed man of the era is shown, The Great Latin Lover , Valentino !!♥



  19. Syed Mazhar Hasan on March 30, 2022 at 6:15 pm

    I have a question. Have you ever watched Downton Abbey Season 3 to 6? Do you think that their costumes are accurate? Season 3 to Season 6 takes place between 1920 to 1925.



  20. sanjoli malhotra on March 30, 2022 at 6:15 pm

    Loved it ,really infomative



  21. Flaze Da on March 30, 2022 at 6:16 pm

    Please more fashion decades videos !! 😀



  22. Patric Parkison on March 30, 2022 at 6:16 pm

    I’m a dude (gay dude mind you)…I’m a jeans and T-shirt kind of guy….but I absolutely LOVE fashion history!! I don’t dare tell anyone or i would be teased mercilessly…thanks for the videos, gives me my “fashion fix” 😁



  23. owen hopkins on March 30, 2022 at 6:18 pm

    Josephine didn’t popularise the bob



  24. Avril Colpitts on March 30, 2022 at 6:20 pm

    Enjoyed part one,but.wish.
    you. would resist. making fun of some fashion. looks that. some of us love! I love the twenties,Belle Epoque. etc. and fedoras are sexy! You said they look like a doushie hipster,not cool.Your videos are great otherwise!



  25. N Baker on March 30, 2022 at 6:21 pm

    Great video. Thank you for putting it out here for us to enjoy.



  26. Mary Lindberg on March 30, 2022 at 6:21 pm

    Beautiful clothing and styles I’d forgotten about.



  27. Alison on March 30, 2022 at 6:22 pm

    I WANT MORE!



  28. Deborah Nash on March 30, 2022 at 6:22 pm

    The timeline at the beginning with historical context is sooooo essential! I haven’t seen many fashion videos touch on the ‘why’ all of these things were happening. Yours is very clear and understandable! I teach high school art and design and this video could be a great reference tool for units on Art Deco in the 20s. Thanks for sharing this!



  29. Aurora Surber on March 30, 2022 at 6:24 pm

    i’d love to see more from this series! it’s fascinating



  30. sofia sky on March 30, 2022 at 6:25 pm

    Love your detailed timeline!!! It’s very organized and informative. Only point I’d like to add is the modernism movement and Oskar Schlemmers triadic ballet and bauhaus influence on fashion in general? I believe it was a huge influence and quite ahead of its time 🙂



  31. Lucia Bernard Stilling on March 30, 2022 at 6:25 pm

    I looove these videos😍😍 please keep making them! They’re extremely helpful! Please make one of the next decades🙏🏼 you helped me a LOT! Thank you!!



  32. DBAS Ana on March 30, 2022 at 6:26 pm

    I desided to learn from you and get only certificate from my fashion school 😂. U are thousand times better than my lecturers .too much clear and can understand well. Thank u so much loving teacher.Live healthy ♥️



  33. M P on March 30, 2022 at 6:28 pm

    Excellent video. I’m working on a motion picture project (a remake of a Frank Capra movie he re-made twice) and transforming it into a musical-comedy. Your research gives me insight and inspiration for my adapted screenplay/musical project .



  34. siya Daryani on March 30, 2022 at 6:29 pm

    Hi The link for the fashion history Playlist is not working. Could you resend me the updated link plz. I love ur content



  35. Marvin Cabriga on March 30, 2022 at 6:31 pm

    Owww this is Scandalous Era!!



  36. John Maxwell on March 30, 2022 at 6:31 pm

    I’m an amateur writer of short stories but will spend hours trying to make sure slight details are correct. Since, it seems, the 1920’s continue to be my settings, I began to realize little details and corresponding context were highly desirable. To me, this invites others to do the same thing I did, ask questions and look it up. Any topic, fashion or otherwise, leads to further inquiry and new discoveries. Your video greatly expanded my lack of knowledge. Great video!



  37. Rickylee Thompson on March 30, 2022 at 6:32 pm

    This has been awesome you are really easy to listen to and I hope I’m just technically challenged but did you continue this series as I can’t find them? Thanks for sharing…



  38. Tartabone Ji on March 30, 2022 at 6:34 pm

    Hi Zoe, I love the fashion history series!!! I’m an Otis Graduate, while I was in school, I couldn’t focus on the History of Costume class because of the design work and studio work. It is a great opportunity to learn all the things again!!!!! Just FYI, your talking way is so SIMILAR to our chair Jill. Lol



  39. Ian flem on March 30, 2022 at 6:34 pm

    It’s so good that i had to subs…



  40. Zoe Hong on March 30, 2022 at 6:37 pm

    NOTE ON HOW I USE BOOKS:
    I filmed the books because I wanted to signal to you my research is grounded mainly in respected and published books. I hope they serve like citations in an essay. I left captions in the shot so you could pause and read them if you wish. The books I used are listed in the description box.



  41. Reading Closely on March 30, 2022 at 6:37 pm

    Do you have a video on the 1930s? I loved your first two videos in this series.



  42. Brietta Sonlen on March 30, 2022 at 6:38 pm

    so fun to watch!! You have a great voice to accompany your thorough video.



  43. Colin Y on March 30, 2022 at 6:41 pm

    Thanks Zoe for the effort. Truly appreciate it



  44. OkayThen on March 30, 2022 at 6:41 pm

    Gotta say… LOVE the nod to menswear (an often overlooked topic) at the tail end. Also, thanks so much for taking such a researcher’s approach to a famous fashion decade that most people base off of Halloween costumes and get wrong. ‘‘Twas refreshing to see it done right for a change!



  45. Gracie_L_Lee on March 30, 2022 at 6:43 pm

    I’m writing a book placed just a tad after ww1 where one of the characters and s a women who Fought in the war, by sneaking into the military. I was trying to figure out what her outfits should be like after she left the army. I want to her to where like tomboy cloths. Not men’s cloths really, but ones that the other women of the time would scoff at, but I can’t think of anything.

    You got any ideas?



  46. Michael Lovely on March 30, 2022 at 6:44 pm

    I remember that during the 1920’s Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother wore dropped waist dresses due to being inspired by the flapper look from Coco Chanel. Though in the 1970’s Queen Elizabeth II wore trousers during a summer appearance in Canada as there was a massive insect problem. Of course; Princess Diana is considered a style icon of the 1980’s and 1990’s. In the 80s she was known for her shoulder pads but in the 90s Diana popularized the "revenge dress" at her first public appearance after separating from Prince Charles. I loved that dress because she was saying to Prince Charles "Up yours, jackass!"



  47. Jerry Cooper on March 30, 2022 at 6:45 pm

    Such fine examples! What happened to the quality…today we just don’t get that!



  48. Rob yN on March 30, 2022 at 6:45 pm

    It was quite a decade!



  49. tanim A. on March 30, 2022 at 6:46 pm

    Thank you, mesmerizing content



  50. fatmh srk on March 30, 2022 at 6:46 pm

    Where did you get this book?