Flappers were a generation of young Western women in the 1920s who wore
short skirts, ..... The flapper lifestyle and look disappeared in America after the
Wall Street Crash and the following Great ...
Many women celebrated the age of the flapper as a female declaration of
independence. Experimentation with new looks, jobs, and lifestyles seemed
Aug 25, 2009 ... In this article from 1922, a would-be flapper (but still a "nice girl" ) explains her
lifestyle choices to her parents. Flappers did what society did not ...
Costume History: Flappers and the Roaring Twenties. Flappers were a ... As a
result, the flapper lifestyle among young women began to pick up. For all the bad
In the 1920s, a new woman was born. Flappers abandoned their corsets,
chopped off their hair, and wore make-up. They smoked, drank, danced, and
Feb 5, 2013 ... While this older generation was clucking its tongue, the younger one was busy
reinventing itself, and creating the flapper lifestyle we now know ...
As flappers, these women rejected the social constraints forced upon them by
their mother's and ... Attitude was also an important part of the flapper lifestyle.
Americans flocked to the movies by the millions, and girls could see the flapper
look and lifestyle glamorized on the silver screen. Also in 1920, Olive Thomas ...
The flapper stands as one of the most enduring images of youth in the twentieth
century. Even today, the flapper remains close to the hearts of many Americans ...
Feb 6, 2013 ... Issues and Controversies in American History - Flappers .... the flapper's wild
lifestyle as an expression of their newfound cynicism. [See "A.