In the 1920s, women would wear suits (matching skirt and jacket sets) for day to day work, travel, and leisure. In sporty environments, suit jackets were often replaced with cardigan sweaters or pullover vests. Suits were made of a thick wool in winter and light blends in summer. Sports clothes were made of wool tweed.
Women’s suits of the ’20s were nothing like today’s suits. Jackets were quite long with a matching belt to pull in the waist. Here are some 1920s women wearing suits from my collection: