It was an age of miracles, it was an age of art, it was an age of excess, and it was an age of satire.
There is hardly, in the collective imagination, a historical period that represents the luxury, elegance and light-heartedness of a growing social class more than the Roaring 20s. Driven by economic prosperity and technological advancement, the decade of the 1920s has been described "like the best of times, and sometimes the worst" for the carefree way the people lived their daily lives, roaring to a newfound wealth after the dreadful years of the Great War.Glamorous and exciting, the Roaring 20s still hold the interest of many in today's world, particularly when it comes to the style of the time. Vintage touches have been resurfacing not only in fashion, but also in architectural choices, with touches of Art Deco to give enivornments a definite aesthetic, and the use of impactful colors like black, gold and greys, neutral enough to easily go with many design choices.
It’s well know that music is an important part of the culture of any time period, but that is even more true when it comes to the 1920s, which has also been called The Jazz Age. The introduction of the radio during those year made the importance of music a wide experience for the Western world, pushing musicians to experiment and create new genres to share with the people.
Jazz washes away the dust of everyday life
Feathers fall; soft as a song, light as morning dreams.
Feathers were heavily featured in the fashion of the time, as details on hats, or braided together to become fans for women to hold in their gloved hands, or woven around their necks to cover some of the skin that became more exposed as the feeling of liberation took over. Like the birds flying free in the sky, the style of the 1920s represents a research of freedom, of being liberated from the sadness of the war.