Hollywood actress Lillian Gish, half-length portrait, wearing coat and hat with flower and long veil. Photo by Charles Albin, New York, From the Lillian Gish Collection at the U. Library of Congress. More pictures of Lillian Gish
The fashion for this decade can be split, pre-war and war + post-war times Pre-war fashion was luxurious and characterized by opulent trimmings, small waists and large exotic hats. Once the war began, things in the fashion world changed with it.