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10th October 2012

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Evening dress, ca. 1921; gold lamé, silk illusion tulle
Meadow Brook Hall Historic Costume Collection 01_07_21
Dresses of the 1920s are thought of as being waistless or having a dropped waist, but at the beginning of the decade, natural or slightly high waistlines were in fashion.  As the corset fell out of favor, a natural waistline could show off the fact that a woman had a naturally attractive figure.

Evening dress, ca. 1921; gold lamé, silk illusion tulle

Meadow Brook Hall Historic Costume Collection 01_07_21

Dresses of the 1920s are thought of as being waistless or having a dropped waist, but at the beginning of the decade, natural or slightly high waistlines were in fashion.  As the corset fell out of favor, a natural waistline could show off the fact that a woman had a naturally attractive figure.

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Source: dlxs.lib.wayne.edu

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