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Readers Shared Their Favorite Fashion Eras In Our Poll Last Month. Here Are Some Of Your Comments →

Satin, velvet, beads, rhinestones … ahhh, the beautiful era of the 1920s. Gone were the tight corsets, women cut their hair in stylish bobs and became emancipated with fashion.
– Katie
Maison Martin Margiela Fall Couture 2014 //  Courtesy Style.com

 

Old Hollywood glamour is definitely my favorite style era.
It was so sleek and sophisticated. It’s as if they were
wearing works of art!

– Sara
 Oscar de la Renta Pre Fall 2014 // Courtesy Style.com

 

Early '80s-there was so much to choose from-short or long hemlines, heels or flats, dresses were everywhere.
We still got dressed for work.

– Mary
Giambattista Valli Fall Couture 2014 // Courtesy Style.com

 

I love the '80s fashion, which my daughter wanted me to roll up her britches the other day, and I did it Hammer style!
– Krysten
Balmain Pre Fall 2014 // Courtesy Style.com

 

Earthier comfort of the late '60s.
I like the more natural way of beauty and fashion.

– Linda
Gucci Fall 2014 Ready To Wear  // Courtesy Style.com

 

My favorite fashion era was the late '60s-early '70s.
It was a time of warm, earthy colors, soft fabrics,
minimal accessories and comfort.

– Debbie
 Dsquared² Pre Fall 2014 // Courtesy Style.com

 

The '40s combined simplicity and elegance. Fabric textures
abounded including fur, tweed, velvet and suede.

– Alisha
Oscar de la Renta  Pre Fall 2014 // Courtesy Style.com

 

The '40s were so glamorous with the beautiful hats and gloves.
The fabrics were so elegant. Men wore hats and dressed to complement their date. People cared about how they looked.

– Douglas
Vera Wang Pre Fall 2014 // Courtesy Style.com

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