The following information comes from http://www.thesuperman.org/women-in-history/.
Women were often portrayed as very stylish and fashionable. The fashion was in the “long flowing dress” with the long flowing skirt, neckline or “drape” of the hair and the “long” and “low cut hair.”
In some cases women may have worn jewelry.
There was not a uniform or set of clothes for the whole of the 20th century. Ladies were usually seen dressed in the same styles for different events, occasions and with each other.
Women also played a key role. Men were expected to be in a stable relationship with their wives and to be kind and considerate towards them. Men were also expected to treat the wives with love, trust and respect..
If you have a look here you will see the photos of 20th century women who wore all these items. Many of them have been photographed and can be shown below:
Ladies in London in 1908
Women at a wedding on 18th May 1917
Ladies with hats as we see them in 1919
Ladies wearing dresses circa 1928
Ladies in dresses circa 1934.
Ladies in 1950s
Ladies at a wedding in 1951
Ladies in 1951
Ladies in 1955
Ladies wearing dresses circa 1964
Fifty years ago this month, on June 13, 1964, on a beautiful spring day, four young men were shot to death at the Lincoln Memorial as they sought to free their country. Since then thousands have been killed and maimed as they fought on the nation’s battlefields in Vietnam, and more than 200,000 have been injured. But the first time a woman came to Washington, D.C., that afternoon in May 1963, just days after President Johnson’s assassination, and offered her hand to John F. Kennedy and the nation’s