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Gorgeous flapper in white ME 2.0 – All White Party #musicexperiment LOOK AT HOW CUTE SHE LOOKS. FLAPPERS WERE EPIC.

New Years Postcard (1920). Can you say Flower Child?

  • Leighann Adams

    The term flower child was not in the 1920s. It was in the late 60s and 70s and was a name for hippies.

  • Morgan Johnson

    I don't really think it really matters when the phrase was invented, I mean, just because there was no "name" for a "flower child" doesn't mean there wasn't any...

  • Leighann Adams

    Factual history kinda matters. In the 1920s it was the era of flappers.

  • Leighann Adams

    But either way I love both :)

  • Samantha F.

    Yep leighann is correct.

The plucked brows further accentuated this [artificial] effect a sthe uneven line of the natural brows was replaced by a precise arch. Lips too were sometimes artfully bow-shaped. Each feature stood out against a smooth white surface. It was an artificial scheme that produced a doll-like paintend look when cosmetics were used to eccess - "The Damned and the Beautiful" Paula S. Fass

FlappersFlappers 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 behavior. 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.

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Famous Flappers Of The 1920S | FLAPPER 1920s | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Reading flappers. I feel as if there was a whole genre of pinup art that featured a girl dressed conservatively and reading a book with her skirt hiked up. I kind of appreciate it, oddly.

Make the World a Prettier Place: 1920's Fashion Inspiration

Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, born Zelda Sayre in Montgomery, Alabama, was an American novelist and the wife of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. She was an icon of the 1920s—dubbed by her husband "the first American Flapper"