Image from the Christmas edition of the Marks & Spencer Magazine, 1932.
Despite the economic depression at the time, the development of mass production and the increasing influence of Hollywood meant that clothes were becoming increasingly glamorous. However, although the clothes may have reflected the glamour of the ‘Roaring 20’s’ they were noticeably more modest; this can be seen within this advertisement with the women’s full length skirts.
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Source: Marks & Spencer Company Archive