The early 1900s Gibson Girl was the first national beauty standard for American women. Her neck was thin and her hair piled high upon her head in the contemporary bouffant, pompadour, and chignon ("waterfall of curls") fashions. The statuesque, narrow-waisted ideal feminine figure was portrayed as being at ease and stylish. She was a member of upper class society, always perfectly dressed in the latest fashionable attire appropriate for the place and time of day.
A tranformation for the waist style introduced by designer Paul Poiret; from S shape in the left side to R shaple in the right side. It released the woman's waist, make them more confortable but not losing their femiline look
Trong suốt thập kỉ này, váy dài xoè luôn là xu hướng thơif trang của phụ nữ tầng lớp thượng lưu. Phụ nữ càng giàu có thì váy của họ càng lộng lẫy, nhiều bèo, diềm đăng ten, xếp li... Chất liệu cũng khá đa dạng như voan, ren. Bên cạnh đó là những chiếc mũ vành rộng được gắn rất nhiều lông chim, hoa khá cầu kì.
Edwardian Fashion 1900 to 1920 :: 1904 Abiti Antichi image by charleybrown77 - Photobucket
A popular trend for men around 1910 was the transition into more comfortable suits which featured high collars and bold stripes.