The Jazz Age

Friday 20 November | 1pm – 2:30pm | £5 | ONLINE EVENT

Women’s clothing in the 1920s reflected the onset of dizzying and unprecedented social change. From Paris and London to New York and Hollywood, the decade following the Great War offered the modern woman a completely new style of dressing.

Join Head of Exhibitions Dennis Nothdruft for an illustrated talk, charting some of the key fashion highlights from this glamorous decade. As you Journey through the 1920s, Dennis will examine how new silhouettes influenced by speed and modernity were mixed with romantic ideals and escapism, resulting in new ideas of beauty. You will learn how a decade of societal change was reflected in clothing defined by movement and activity and discover what made the 1920s one of the most exciting decades in fashion history.

Plus, you’ll enjoy a look back at the Fashion and Textile Museums highly successful 2016 exhibition, 1920s Jazz Age Fashion and Photographs and gain a unique insight into the exhibition’s conception and curation.

Ticket: £5.00

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This talk will take place on the streaming platform Microsoft Teams Live, details of how to access the talk will be included in your booking confirmation. You will receive a unique link via email prior to the event, if you are planning to use a smartphone or tablet you will need to download the Microsoft Teams App which can be found for free in your devices App Store. Please ensure you are using the most recent operating system on your device and you can access Microsoft Teams to ensure you have the best experience. The talk starts at 1pm and lasts for approximately one hour, followed by a Q&A session at the end. If you have any questions regarding this talk, please get in touch via our contact form. Please note the tickets sales cut-off for this event is 2 hours before the start time.

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