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Slang Terms That Need to Come Back. . .By Decade

• This image displays how women began to dress in the 1920s. Commonly called 'flappers', this new appearance for women was a strong symbol of the decade. The idea of the flapper not only changed women's appearances but also influenced how they acted and behaved. • Significance: This was the first time that women started to become their own person. They started to dress in a more 'revealing' way and started partying and dancing more frequently. This was clearly a positive asset the the…

from WWD

Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Style on Display

Evening Dress, Mme. Frances, Inc., New York, ca. 1925, Silk velvet, rhinestones. Photo by Renee Comet/Courtesy of Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens


1920s Bead & Sequin Rose Gold Flapper

1920s Bead & Sequin Rose Gold Flapper - shown flared. unbelievably stunning beadwork.

Evening Dress, Anne & Thérèse (French): ca. 1925, French, silk, beading. "This dress is an excellent example of the flapper style that was established and popularized during the 1920s. The silhouette displayed the youthful body, as skirts were raised and the waist was dropped. It was common for young ladies to dance the night away doing the Charleston, the Shimmy and the Black Bottom, and the beading of this dress would have been eye-catching with such movement..."