1920’s Fashion – The Typical Flapper of 1922

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The Flapper creates headlines in 1922 –

Flappers made the front page of an Arizona Weekly Journal on August 2nd, 1922.

Typical Flapper

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You’ve often heard ’em called that, but did you ever really understand what it meant? This will straighten you out. It’s a picture of a 1920s flapper, 100 per cent, from head to foot. Thirteen qualifications from bobbed hair to a fringe flapper dress. Count ’em:

  • 1.hat of soft silk or felt
  • 2.bobbed hair
  • 3.flapper curl on forehead
  • 4.flapper collar
  • 5.flapper earrings
  • 6.slip-over sweater
  • 7.flapper beads
  • 8.metallic belt
  • 9.strung bracelet
  • 10.knee-length fringed skirt
  • 11.exposed bare knees
  • 12.rolled hose with fancy garter
  • 13.flat-heeled, little girl sandals.

The Flapper was quick to take off in early 1920s Hollywood, as this interview with quintessential screen flapper Colleen Moore can testify !

That’s all !
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