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Fashion History

Life Skills:

  • Employability

Time Frame:
8 class periods that run 60 minutes each.

Group Size:
Small Groups


Students will research fashions of the 20th century, and prepare a presentation of what influenced, and what fashions were for their assigned era.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Fashion Design Studio
Strand 1 Standard 3

Discuss the history of fashion, the cultural influences and their impact on drastic fashion changes in each decade. (*STEM: Math)

Materials: Misc. music from 20th century Misc. fabric Heavy string Heavy-duty needles Barbies (I got mine at DI) Movie Clips: Gone with the Wind-1800s, Anne of Green Gables-1900s, Titanic-1910s, The Great Gatsby-1920s, Annie-1930s, A League of Their Own-1940s, Grease-1950s, Forrest Gump-1960s, Brady Bunch-1970s, Back to the Future-1980s, Clueless-1990s Video- The Story of Fashion ISBN: Worksheet-The Story of Fashion Power Point Instructions Power Point Examples Power Point templates directions (2 pages) Time Period Sign Up Sheet

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will identify fashions from time periods during the 20th century.

Instructional Procedures:


Fashion! By Mary Wolfe Presentation by Becky Wilcox and Margie Dobson June 2002

Amber Williams

Created Date :
Jul 02 2003 18:37 PM

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