The American fashion was, perhaps, the time period when clothing styles had the most drastic and significant changes in one year to the next. It started with "turn of the century" from 1890-1910. Then came the "roaring '20's," which were very 'free.' For instance, neither women nor the men wore corsettes or anything to make them look better. The "fabulous '40's" were a more serious time, because the Great Depression had just passed. The "rockin '50's" was a time when once again everyone was happy. The fifties were characterized by knit blouses and long skirts for the women. For the men, t-shirts and jeans were very popular: the James Dean look. After that came the "groovy 60's", when the clothing was very detailed and interesting. The "super '70's" were next. In this time everything became "in" or fashionable. During the "gross '80's," the main colors in this time were dull colors such as brown, or olive green. Now we are in "the mixed-up '90's." The 90's are known for taking ideas from past years. So don't be suprised when we are wearing ballgowns just for the shear enjoyment of it!
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