To Kill a Mockingbird
Decade - 1930s
Dresses and Skirts

What kind of dresses would Aunt Alexandra or Miss Maudie from To Kill a Mockingbird have worn in the 1930's?

Answer

Wiki User
08/17/2013

The fashions of the 1930s for women were strictly dresses or skirts and blouses. They could be house dresses, afternoon dresses pr evening dresses. Prints were popular for the house dress type, while solid colors were used for the more dressy afternoon and evening dresses with the colors deepening for the evening dresses. The length was about mid calf.