The year was 1929 and the Jazz Age and all its glamour turned New York City into the mecca for expressive young girls. Known for their style, self-defining attitudes and appetite for a good party; Flappers made it cool to be unique.
Know Your Slang
The word Flapper describes a young woman that is as free as a young bird flapping its wings in flight. For more, check out this 1920′s slang guide.
Have the Right Attitude
No shy girls need apply. Flapper girls go against social standards and act true themselves, always.
Dress the Part
Flapper style still influences current fashion trends. A straight and liberated loose dress can steal the dance floor spotlight with the perfect pair of heels. Boyish haircuts and full eye liner are the crème de la cream of Flapper style.
Learn a Little History
Flappers became popular at the end of World War I. Women stepped into the spotlight to advocate personal choice, voting and woman’s rights. Check out this site for a complete history lesson on the 1920s.
The 1920s Jazz Age brought the world classic dance styles like the Charleston and the Shimmy. The upbeat moves mirrored the fun of upbeat lifestyles.