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terms like “70s does 30s”.) This will by no means be a definitive list of details to look for in your clothing, however we hope it will help build a foundation for those of you in the beginning stages of vintage collecting!
(1930s fashion show via Wearing History) The 1930s were a time of economic hardship for the majority of North Americans.
Sleeves varied in style, but common sleeve styles were flutter, puffed, leg o’ mutton sleeves, and bishop sleeves.
Capelets that covered the shoulders were also seen in evening wear and dressier garments.
(30s film star Jean Harlow in a bias cut, Art Deco inspired gown, via One Wed) Throughout the 30s, garment waistlines typically sat right at the natural waist or slightly above (raised from the dropped waists of the 1920s.) Hemlines tended to be on the longer side, just below the knee or longer.
In general, the overall silhouette tended to be long and sleek, no extreme hourglass silhouettes like you would see in the 1950s.
Another key detail to look for when dating an item of clothing is how the seams are treated inside the garment.