How Did World War 1 Change A Women's Role In Society

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There alternative and different ideas of a women’s role in society played a great factor in the changed that took place after World War I. As women’s role in society changed, the fashion trends for women also changed. Due to a dye shortage and fabric shortages during the war, a new utilitarian drabness in dress began to trend. The most noticeable change engendered by war was the relaxation of the formal rules of attire. The women’s hemlines began to shorten, and their ankles began to show; women began to wear sexy heeled shoes and flesh toned silk stocking rather than their previous high button boots. Due to the extensive areas of work that women partook in during the war, the fashion trend structured to a more militaristic style. Factory
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