The History of Fashion: Trends & Design


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What fashion trend started in Paris in the 1890's?

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1. When did women start looking more androgynous in fashion?

2. How did the Great Depression influence fashion?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions will test your understanding of fashion's history, including topics like fashion in Paris in the 1890s and Dior gowns.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this quiz and worksheet, your knowledge of the following will be tested:

  • Fashion trend that started in the 1890s in Paris
  • When the androgynous appearance of women in fashion began
  • Influence of the Great Depression on fashion
  • Year Dior gowns gained popularity
  • Reason for fashion extravagance in the 1980s

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about fashion extravagance
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about fashion trends in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding fashion during the Great Depression

Additional Learning

To gain a deeper understanding of this topic, be sure to review the related lesson titled The History of Fashion: Trends & Design. This lesson covers the following:

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  • Bohemian fashion
  • Grunge style clothing
  • Neon fashion