Flappers
A flapper is a woman who smokes, drank, dance, vote, cut her hair, wore make-up, went to petting parties, giddy, and took risks. They first appeared in Great Britain after WWI. She wore baggy dresses and which exposed her arms and legs. However, flappers did more than symbolize a revolution in fashion and mores - they represented the modern spirit of the Jazz Age. Coco Chanel and Paul Poiret made their dresses because it allowed them to move and it wouldn’t ripe. Flappers wore Mary Jane ankle strap button shoes. Flappers wore Bernice Bob hair cuts, which were short and sleek.
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