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In Western countries, styles of clothing, or 'fashion', are continually evolving, often reflecting broader shifts in mores, customs, and attitudes. This can clearly be seen in the changes in fashion during the 21st century. The formal clothing of the 1900s gave way to more relaxed, practical attire as many social conversions disappeared.

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  • 1900s 1910s 1920s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2014s 1930s Fashionintheperiod19001909inEuropean andEuropean-influencedcountriescontin- uedthelongelegantlinesofthe1890s. Thefashioninthe1990swasthegenesisofa sweepingshiftinthewesternworld.the beginningoftheadoptionoftattoos,body piercingsasidefrom earpiercingandtoa lesserextent,otherformsofbodymodifica- tionsuchasbranding. The2000sfashionareoftendescribedasbeinga "mash-up",wheretrendssawthefusionofprevious styles,globalandethnicclothing,aswellasthe fashionsofnumerousmusic-basedsubcultures,with hip-hopandgangsterfashionsbeingthemost popularthroughoutthedecade. The2010s(2010present) havethusfarbeen definedbyarevivalof austerityeraperiod pieces,1980sneon colors,andunisexearly 1990sstylesinfluenced bygrungeandskaterbygrungeandskater fashions BroughtYouBy: Craftedby: Fashionintheyears19101919ischaracter- izedbyarichandexoticopulenceinthefirst halfofthedecadeincontrastwiththe somberpracticalityofgarmentswornduring theGreatWar. ThemostcharacteristicNorth Americanfashiontrendfrom the 1930stotheendofWorldWarIIwas attentionatthearm,withbutterfly sleevesandbanjosleeves,andexag- geratedshoulderpadsforbothmen andwomenbythe1940s. Bytheearly1940s,Hollywoodtailorshadexagger- atedthedrapetothepointofcaricature,outfitting film noirmobstersandprivateeyesinsuitswith heavilypaddedchests,enormousshoulders,and wideflowingtrousers. Musiciansandotherfashionexperimenters adoptedthemostextremeform ofthedrape,the zootsuit,withveryhighwaists,peggedtrousers, andlongcoats. FashionintheyearsfollowingWorldWarIIis characterizedbytheresurgenceofhaute coutureaftertheausterityofthewaryears. SquareshouldersandshortskirtswereSquareshouldersandshortskirtswere replacedbythesoftfemininityofChristian Dior's"NewLook"silhouette,withits sweepinglongerskirts,fittedwaist,and roundedshoulders,whichinturngavewayto anunfitted,structurallookinthelater1950s. The1960sfeaturedanumberofdiversetrends.Itwasa decadethatbrokemanyfashiontraditions,mirroring socialmovementsduringthetime.Inthemiddleofthe decade,culottes,go-goboots,box-shapedPVCdresses andotherPVCclotheswerepopular. 1970sfashion,whichbeganwithacontinuationofthe miniskirts,bell-bottoms,andtheandrogynoushippielook from thelate1960s,wassoonsharplycharacterizedby severaldistinctfashiontrendsthathaveleftanindelible imageofthedecadecommemoratedinpopularculture. The1980sfashionhadheavyemphasisonexpensive dressingandfashionaccessories.Apparelstendtobe overlybrightandvividinappearance. Womenexpressedanimageofwealthandsuccess throughshinycostumejewelrylikelargefaux-gold earrings,pearlnecklacesandclothingcoveredwith sequinsanddiamante. InWesterncountries,stylesofclothing,or'fashion',arecontinuallyevolving, oftenreflectingbroadershiftsinmores,customs,andattitudes.Thiscanclearly beseeninthechangesinfashionduringthe21stcentury. Theformalclothingofthe1900sgavewaytomorerelaxed,practicalattireas manysocialconvertionsdisappeared. Black&White-ColorTrends FashionMakesChange