Fashion Accessories

Flapper Hats

Coats were typically styled in wrap around fashion and were fastened on one side. Typical flapper hats of the roaring twenties were very dainty and close fitting and often made in a cloche style. This type of cloche hat was certainly a very popular style. These hats were usually worn by women who had a short hair style. Flapper hats and clothing look great for your 1920s Halloween costume.

Coco Chanel was one of the most famous models in the twenties era. She was well known and extremely popular. She personified the perfect flapper girl. The slender good looking clothes of this period were very much different from the preceding conservative Edwardian styles. The twenties was really the start of very stylish womens clothes which has carried on to the present day.

Flapper hats were particularly tiny and very elegant when compared to the hats of previous years. These dainty close fitted cloche type hats are the typical style of twenties fashions. Slim and elegant hats were the fashion of the time.These flapper hats will look wonderful for your Halloween costume.

Mens clothing was also undergoing drastic changes in the 1920s. Sports type clothing was very popular,particularly tweed jackets, which were sometimes belted round the waist, and were worn with “nickers” which were half length pants ending below the knee, and these were worn with long wool stockings. These nickers continued to be popular into the 1950s and even later. Golfers particularly took to this style of pants. Mens hats were typically straw boaters or felt hats with large brims. Flapper hats and clothing along with this style for men are great for Halloween costumes.

The twenties period saw great changes in lifestyle, particularly for women. Women strode forward from the Edwardian period to embrace life much more fully and to take on many types of jobs and participate in sports which had been denied to them in earlier years.

At this time the western world was trying to recover from the devastating toll of World War 1. Millions of people had died and life was altered completely for everyone. The roaring twenties period was one of rejuvenation, when post war survivors were creating new lives for themselves, with new hope for the time ahead. Mens and womens clothes changed dramatically with the new ideas of the time.