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Chorus Girls on the set of Becky, 1927, Costume design by Clement Andre-Ani

vintage coat with leopard trim

Chanel Flapper Dress - c. 1925 - House of Chanel - Design by Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel - Silk chiffon with silk fringe -

This vintage headpiece makes the whole look. Grace La Rue, 1913.

Fashions by Coco Chanel, 1926

1924 fashionable dress, hat, and shoes

Early New York society flapper in 1922. In the USA that year, the US Federal Reserve 'banned' the flapper! She was made non existent during business hours, de-flapperizing female employees of banking institutions. It all began in a bank in New jersey when an irate mother complained of her son doing business only with a young female employee which she considered illegally attractive.

Louise Brooks,1920s dress by Coco Chanel.Her designs were simple but faultlessly elegant

1920s woman's beaded dress, Sign In to see what this sold for tunic-style black chiffon dress with clear seed and tubular beads, medium green square and circular disks (possibly celluloid), 44" shoulder to hem

The Rise and Fall of the Hem – 1920′s Dresses- By 1925, skirt hems had risen by up to 16 inches, just above the knee.It is this hem length that defines the flapper dress, and not the tardy retro 1960′s mini version. Skirts and dresses were weighed heavily with beading. Evening frocks in the early 1920′s were quite short, and it is in this period that the ‘ flapper’ image took hold. By 1929 however the hems virtually fell to just above the ankle again

The Andrews Sisters perform at the Hollywood Canteen in the early 1940s.