To emphasize the oval scoop of “back decolletage,” the mod and graphic beading on this black crepe dress makes use of pearls, crystals, and tiny mirrors, and is shown in 1925 on Alden Gay. Roaring 20 S, 1920 S Fashion, 1920S Fashion, 1920S1930S Style, 20S Style, Beads Dresses, Art Deco, 1920S Roaring, Roaring 20S Fashion
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Dress, Evening, ca. 1925. French. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of William Garrigues, 1967 (2009.300.1330) | During the 1920s, the days were for working and the nights were for dancing. Women's dress was liberating, as the hemlines rose and the waistlines dropped. Evenings were spent at clubs and it was common to see ladies dancing the Charleston and Black Bottom.