Things change. Social mores, social constructs, physical landscapes are just a few of the many things that have evolved in the last century. Fashion is an apt barometer for the trends surrounding the styles. Flapper dresses and cropped hair during the roaring twenties exercised women’s rights, pants accompanied the sexual revolution, men wore flared jeans (still not sure why that is), and disco was poppin’.
A shopping mall in East London has created an ad to promote itself – the vehicle? 100 years of fashion in 100 seconds. Watch as the decades evolve before your eyes and think about how far we’ve come since the days of Victorian collars and petticoats.