Immortalized in movies and magazine covers, young women’s fashion of the 1920s was both a trend and social statement, a breaking-off from the rigid Victorian way of life.
These young, rebellious, middle-class women, labeled ‘flappers’ by older generations, did away with the corset and donned slinky knee-length dresses, which exposed their legs and arms.
Tamara de Lempicka, Paris 1929. Photo by Dora Kallmus.
The hairstyle of the decade was a chin-length bob, of with several popular variations.