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Flappers

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Rachel Sue-A-Quan and Sarah Easson

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Zelda Fitzgerald, wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald, was an icon in the flapper movement of the 1920's; dubbed by many as the 'first american flapper.' In direct correlation to this, she became a leader of the feminist movement, fighting for the freedom of women and they're right to express themselves and enjoy their lives to the fullest. (Sarah Easson)

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Two young flappers taking the expression "living life on the edge" quite literally as they dance the Charleston on the roof the Shermon's Hotel in Chicago on December 11th, 1926.

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"Flapper - A somewhat foolish girl, full of wild surmises, and inclined to revolt against the precepts and admonitions of her elders” (H. L. Mecken). (Sarah Easson)

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THE LOOK: Flappers were typically young, attractive ladies. They would cut their hair short, styling it in a bob or a shingle fashion, and shorten the hemlines of their dresses to their knees. To adopt more of a slightly masculine or "garçonne" look, flappers would bind their chests and wear straight, shapeless dresses. (Rachel SAQ)

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One of the many bold stylistic statements made by flappers was the form fitting, controversial one-piece swim suits. This was coupled with a swim cap designed to be worn best with bobbed hair. (Sarah Easson)

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WWI Legacies: Flappers

Author Judith Mackrell explains the social movement after World War I that created flappers.Subscribe to the WSJ channel here:http://bit.ly/14Q81XyVisit the ...

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Read this #1920s headline about the typical #flapper. Taken from the Arizona Weekly on August 2nd 1922.

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THE NAME: There are many speculations on the etymology of the word "flapper". Some believe that the word originated from the sound that a flapper's galoshes would make as she walked, as she refused to buckle them up properly. Others believed that the word was of metaphorical origin, from a bird learning how to take flight, and some believed the word had originally been used to refer to a promiscuous woman. (Rachel SAQ)

With Baz Luhrmanns version of The Great Gatsby lighting up cinema screens and speakeasy-style bars popping up all over London, it seems Britain has caught fever. Our picture gallery looks back at the era of jazz, flappers and dancing til you dropped. Roaring Twenties, The Twenties, Antonio Salazar, 20s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Fashion Stores, College Fashion, Fashion 2018, Vintage Beauty

THE ATTITUDE: Flappers had a very free-spirited attitude, defying all of the traditional Victorian expectations and roles imposed upon them. Giddy and reckless, flappers would smoke, drive cars – which would go against the feminine roles – and frequent speakeasies and jazz clubs. (Rachel SAQ)

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THE REPUTATION: Perception of flappers can be categorized into two perspectives. On one hand, flappers were seen as promiscuous & immoral, typically by those of the older generation, who followed Victorian traditions of conservative dress and mannerisms. Some even believed that flappers shouldn’t have been granted the right to vote. Conversely, flappers were also perceived as an embodiment of feminism and breaking away from societal expectations of Victorian female roles. (Rachel SAQ)