Watch 1 Woman Wear 100 Years of Fashion Trends in 2 Minutes
If anyone has ever asked you which era you wish you were born in, and you simply shrugged your shoulders, you're about to arrive at an answer. After all, as fashion girls, we use the trend cycle to define the years, completely conscious of the fact that nowadays, when we pull on our wide-leg jeans and oversize sunglasses, we're channeling the '70s.
But how short were the hemlines in the '30s? And when was it that the ladies slipped on white gloves with their tweed suits? Below, you'll find a complete guide to how the American wardrobe has transformed throughout the past 100 years — all in under two minutes.
Prepare to have your mind blown and the sudden urge to build a time machine, just so you can try on one of these stylish looks. Oh, and just in case you want to pause to admire each outfit, check out the timeline right after the video.