They Wore America on Their Sleeves:

Fashion and "Americanness" in Interwar America

Few periods demonstrate with such clarity the way fashions reflect their own times as do the 1920s and 1930s. This site explores the relationship between clothes and the character of America in these decades, showing how America's ever-changing face was mirrored in the mirrors of its citizens .

An AS@UVA Project
Meagan Hess
Summer 2004