Clothing of the "Roaring '20s" comes to life in this new book through more than 550 color pictures of distinctive garments, fashion illustrations, and period photographs. The comprehensive text discusses the historical events and renowned designers who influenced the evolution of fashion throughout the decade. Fashions for men, women and children are shown here, from glittering evening gowns and bridal wear to lingerie, sportswear, and domestic uniforms. Hats, handbags, shoes, and jewelry plus smoking and drinking accessories are all included to document the heyday of the "flapper" and her friends. The glossary includes French fashion terms and pronunciations and the price guide is a useful reference.