Josie Sampson

Josie Sampson

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Got Glam | Can Dress Lengths Predict the Economy?

You may think that fashion is dictated by many things – designers, fashion houses, the changing seasons or simply by those in the know – but have you ever stopped to consider that style trends might be influenced by the economy? According to the 1927 Hemline Index, the length of a skirt or dress can actually indicate a country’s wealth, prosperity and general well being. Let’s consider the evidence.