1920s Hairstyles – 12 Classic Bob Haircuts

Published by the US National Hairdressers Association in 1924 – a 1920’s bob haircut guide for women seeking to crop or bob their hair. The headline read “If you must do it – then show these guides to your local barber!” Serious business indeed. Well girls here they are again – 12 Classic 1920’s short bob haircuts for you to…

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The Top Ten most sarcastic Flapper slang words.

The Top 10 most sarcastic Flapper slang words. Umbrella- young man any girl can borrow for the evening. Rock of Ages- any woman over 30 years of age. Face stretcher- old maid who tries to look young. Cellar Smeller- a young man who always turns up where there’s free liquor to be had. Corn Shredder- young man who dances on…

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1920s Style Make-up Application – Vintage guides to download

1920s Make-up Application Techniques – Original guide for download. A rare vintage 1920s beauty guide with instructions on the makeup application techniques of the flapper era. You’ll adore it. It’s a beautifully illustrated and restored e-book from an original beauty guide for women from 1925 by wealth socialite Marjorie Oelrichs.Packed with feminine advice for young ladies in an era of…

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Downton Abbey – What 1920s fashions to look out for

Check out the official “ Downton Abbey fashion Era ” Pinterest pages by Glamourdaze. Downton Abbey – What 1920s fashions to look out for Hairstyles and makeup take a decided 1920s turn with short crops and bobs – finger waves or ‘Marcel waves’ as they were known in the 20’s thanks to their creator French hair designer Francois Marcel. Scott…

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The Flapper By Dorothy Parker

The great acerbic writer Dorothy Parker wrote this famous ode to the flapper. The Flapper By Dorothy Parker The Playful flapper here we see, The fairest of the fair. She’s not what Grandma used to be, — You might say, au contraire. Her girlish ways may make a stir, Her manners cause a scene, But there is no more harm…

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An Original Flappers Guide to 1920’s Make-up.

Advice from a Society Dame in 1927 – Advice from a society Dame to women on the ‘art of making up’ for that ‘ special night out’ ! Adapted from ‘ Home beauty Course’ by Marjorie Oelrichs -1927. ( Excerpt from Make-up & Beauty – A 1920s Guide – available from vintagemakeupguide.com ). Darling – before you head for the…

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The 1920s Flapper Hairstyle Revolution !

1920s Flapper Hairstyle Revolution Bobbed hair was first made popular by dancer Irene Castle, as far back as 1916, is the definitive hairstyle look for the 1920s. Known as the Castle Bob it was simply a tousled straight round cut that was level with the lobes of the ears. As the 1920s advanced, it became synonymous with the flapper look….

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1920’s It Girls – Louise Brooks and Clara Bow

Louise Brooks and Clara Bow, possibly the two greatest female screen icons of 1920’s beauty style. Their individual beauty helped define the flapper look and the jazz age of the roaring twenties.This film celebrates them both. If you should ever need a definitive tutorial or just some tips on 1920’s, fashion, dress, bob hairstyles, clothing and the makeup look of…

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1920’s Fashion – Women’s Dress and Style

We have now updated this popular post to a much more in-depth and fully illustrated page – A Concise Illustrated History of 1920s Women’s Fashion ! Also if you’re a fan of the 1940s, read the Concise history of fashion – 1940 to 1949. They’re entertaining and an educational read and packed with oodles of imagery and links. Each is a BIG page…

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1920’s Makeup Tutorial

The Art of 1920’s make-up and beauty. All you need to know to achieve that iconic 1920’s flapper look. 1. [ Click Image to visit ] Our Original flappers guide to 1920’s make-up from 1927 – written by society dame Marjorie Oelrichs – on how to be beautiful – 1920’s style! 2. [ This page – Scroll down ] A…

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