Flapper vs Rapper
Bugsy Malone - Jodie Foster
The original and the best: Grandmaster flash & furious five...now there are some seriously dodgy threads!
1929 “The Centipede” performed by dancers in Brussels. (via vintagegal)
Flappers were a "new breed" of young Western women in the 1920s who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, listened to jazz, and flaunted their disdain for what was then considered acceptable behaviour. Flappers were seen as brash for wearing excessive makeup, drinking, treating sex in a casual manner, smoking, driving automobiles and otherwise flouting social and sexual norms.
Boater Boy with middle part, fringe dresses with soft helmut hats!
Ladies 1920s Jewelry Styles- Fashion for Flappers. Long pearl necklaces are the most iconic of all 20’s jewelry pieces. Not were long or worn in a single strand. It was popular to wear layers of them in various lengths from 60" on up. Longer pearls were fashionable in the early twenties and were getting shorter as the decade progressed. Long beaded necklaces were equally as popular as pearls.
Dancing your legs down to your knees!
Flapper wearing a fringe dress. Flapper: a term in 1920s to describe fashionable young women with non-conservative behaviour. Fringe: an ornamental border of threads left loose or formed into tassels, used to edge clothing. Tassel: a pendent ornament consisting commonly of a bunch of threads hanging from a roundish knob, used on clothing, in jewelry, or on curtains. (Tham Alex Ishibi FMM1B1)
awesome bow lips and wave curls
perhaps looking a little more shabby than chic