Following rise of capitalism and urbanization clothing became a powerful tool in belonging and identity. 20th century generalized interventions revealed around the issues of gender, sexuality, class, race, age and had huge impact on evolution of the popular and experimental fashion of the twenty-first century globally. Flapper style had commentary on the tricky relationship between fashion, gender, class and modernity. Have generally been characterized by their tendency to shock. Philosophy of punk embraced spirit of independent and anarchic creativity. Punk opened up a scenario where an explicit elf expression through dress and music became the norm. Rave culture: diy, beach wear, ghetto glamour, science fiction. Suggestive of the fairy tale, silver screen, ancient civilizations and circuses. Although others were experimenting too, galliano"s works imbued with wider cultural relevance. = potential of fashion shows as medium for spectacle and clothing as provocative tool in debates about the body and identity.