How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

Categories: Fashion | History

We offer you to look at how varied the concept of a "beautiful woman" for the last hundred years. And look there's one!

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

1910s: girls Gibson (© velvet)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

The ideal of feminine beauty created by American Illustrator Charles Gibson at the turn of the XIX and XX centuries. Women race rushed to copy the distinctive feature of this image: incomparable feminine figure similar to figure 8, which was achieved thanks to the extremely delayed corset. (© glamourdaze)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

1920s: flapper (© na-shpilke)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

After the First world war came the era of adolescent girls: short stature, flat chest. The waist line moved almost in ten centimeters below the navel, so small hips have become a necessity. Women won the right to vote, and they wanted to emphasize their independence and appearance. (© Hulton Archive)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

1930s smooth curves (© pinterest)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

"Flat-chested" image that is so popular in 20 years, gave way a little, but appears to be bust. Dolores del Rio was named "best figure in Hollywood", and the logs sang soft roundness of her body. (© Hulton Archive)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

1940s: strength (© joyreactor)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

World war II was styled "soldier" shoulders (broad, square, aggressive). The fashion world was ruled by angular forms. Women were supposed to be healthy and able-bodied, and so strong and powerful. (© about-face)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

1950s: hourglass (© flickr)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

In the 50s in Vogue once again include round, lush, soft. All the way up posters, made fun of skinny women and encouraged them to gain weight in order to find the desired roundness of the body. Ideals of female beauty was Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe. (© Hulton Archive)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

1960s: guitar (© pinterest)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

The swinging ' 60s swung the pendulum back in fashion. Lean in trend again. The modeling world has turned Twiggy — unnaturally skinny petite girl. It was the era of mass entrainment of diets and weight-loss drugs. (© Hulton Archive)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

1970s: skin and bones (© pinterest)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

This decade was a time of crazy parties. And girls with these parties were required to maintain the shape with thin hips and a flat stomach to get into fashion at the time clothes. The overall image of skinny was still dominant, but the roundness began to slowly come back. (© mgarcade)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

1980s: supermodel (© feeture)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

The 80s were the beginning of the era of fitness. For the first time, the muscles on a woman are not only condoned, but even desirable. Supermodel with the appearance of Amazons seized the podium. Tall and leggy became a new ideal of feminine beauty. (© clubfashionista and fashionfilmstudies)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

1990s: homeless (© tumblr)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

At the end of the XX century, the style is born unisex, fashion comes to the painful thinness and untidy clothes: sweater two sizes too big, jeans, torn at the knees. Sex symbols of this period — Kate moss, Winona Ryder, thin, short, without the expressed curves. (© youtube and Calvin Klein)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

2000s: sports (© celebsvenue)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

Supermodel Gisele bündchen once again brought into fashion, feminine sexuality and finally ended the era of "heroin chic". Gone pale, gaunt, glassy-eyed faces of the 90s. This time, a strong and sexy, era traced press and artificial tanning. (© Sports Illustrated)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

2010s: big ass (© voici)

How has the standard of female figures for 100 years

And now the fashion flat stomach, curvy wide hips and big booty. (© pinterest and paparazzi)

The ideals of the ambiguous and volatile. So be yourself, and do not chase fashion!

Keywords: History | Girls | Fashion | Female | Figure | Pattern

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