Musical styles were also changing in the 1920s. In 1922 Louis Armstrong started improvising and adding personal musical variations with his trumpet, playing in a style known as jazz.In 1925 the flappers found a new dance craze, called the Charleston. In 1927 The Jazz Singer became the first successful "talking picture." Before that time, motion pictures had been silent.
Even though people were broke in the 1930s they still didn't dress like it. Advertisement. Men still dressed up nice, sporting fedoras and double-breasted overcoats. The boys wore short shorts and tall socks. The women wore dresses and kept their hair close to their head. Fur was in and so were floral patterns.