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Famous 1920’s Fashion Designers

When compared to the famous fashion during the 1910s and prior years, the fashion during 1920s, in both men and women have dramatically changed, together with dramatic changes in social mores. It started during the 1920s wherein women can already vote during elections, work in any fields of interests, play physical sports, and women during the 1920s were already starting to become rebellious and liberated. As a result, fashion designers changed their fashion designs that can reflect women’s independence during the 1920s, and there were actually a quite number of fashion designers that were influential during the said decade.

Famous 1920s Fashion Designer: Coco Chanel

Famous 1920’s Fashion Designers

Who in the world does not know who Coco Chanel is? Even up to the present time, Coco Chanel is a legend when it comes to fashion design. Coco Chanel or Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel was born in Saumur, France on 1883. Coco Chanel is definitely a legend and has the longest lasting legacy of all designers from the 1920s. Coco Chanel was even the one who pioneered the modern and vital dress that needs to be in every woman’s closet these days, the “little black dress”.

Famous 1920s Fashion Designer: Elsa Schiaparelli

Elsa Schiaparelli is most of the time considered to be the biggest rival of the legend, Coco Chanel way back. Elsa Schiaprelli was born in Italy and was famous for her designs focusin in sportswear, sweaters, skirts, and jackets. Her coveted black knit sweaters with a white bow tie were really the ones that made her famous during the 1920s. Elsa Schiaparelli was not only famous during the 1920s, even up to this day, some of her designs are still loved by many women, specifically the lamp chop-shaped hat. Creating wild prints, hats, unique jewelry designs, and surrealism-inspired designs were Elsa Schiaparelli’s forte.

Famous 1920s Fashion Designer: Jean Patou

Jean Patou was a famous male fashion designer during the 1920s for his sportswear fashion design for various different sports. Jean Patou even actually invented the ever first designer label and he placed outlines of “J” and “P” on the pockets of his creations. Aside from sportswear, Jean Patou still made designs of dresses and other garments. Famous actresses and stage performers loved creations of Jean Patou. The famous “cubist” sweaters that were inspired from the art world were actually Jean Patou’s creation and he even made “Joy”, the world’s most expensive perfume.