When watching Chicago, it’s hard not to be captured by the mesmerising glitter and sensuality of the costumes, designed by the very talented Colleen Atwood. The 20s were a period of high glamour. Silk, lace and velvet were considered everyday fabrics to some women, and it would have been unthinkable for them to leave the house without a hat and gloves, something people consider too high-maintenance these days. Chicago showcases the incredible style of the 20s perfectly. It is packed full of dazzling dresses, not to mention the chic cropped hairstyles and flawlessly feminine make up.
The amazing flapper dresses: