Flapper Fashion Trend 2011

1920's Flapper

1920’s Flapper

Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore

fashion trend of 2011

fashion trend of 2011

Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Olsen

Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera

Flapper in the 1920s was a term applied to a “new breed” of young Western women who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, listened to jazz, and flaunted their disdain for what was then considered acceptable behavior. Flappers were seen as brash for wearing excessive makeup, drinking, treating sex in a casual manner, smoking, driving automobiles and otherwise flouting social and sexual norms.
known for their style, which largely emerged as a result of French fashions, especially those pioneered by Coco Chanel, the effect on dress of the rapid spread of American jazz, and the popularization of dancing that accompanied it. Called garçonne in French (“boy” with a feminine suffix), flapper style made girls look young and boyish: short hair, flattened breasts, and straight waists accentuated it.

Ellie black & white pumps

Ellie black & white pumps

Whiting & David lock purse

Whiting & David lock purse

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