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Fabulous Flappers. By, Caroline Cunningham. Creation of the Flapper. Dana Gibson American Artist who first created pin-up Her series of paintings called “Gibson Girl” Became role model for 1920s women. Flapper Fashion. Boyish style of dress Short Sleeveless Low waistline

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Fabulous flappers

Fabulous Flappers

By, Caroline Cunningham


Creation of the flapper

Creation of the Flapper

  • Dana Gibson

    • American Artist who first created pin-up

  • Her series of paintings called “Gibson Girl”

  • Became role model for 1920s women


Flapper fashion

Flapper Fashion

  • Boyish style of dress

    • Short

    • Sleeveless

    • Low waistline

  • Long hanging beads

  • Cloche hat


1920s designers

1920s Designers

  • Coco Chanel

  • Paul Poiret

  • Most famous was Coco Chanel

  • Her trends are still in style today


Hair makeup

Hair/Makeup

  • Most women before 1920s did not wear makeup

  • Flappers wore bright red lipstick and dark eyeliner

  • Hair was cut short into a bob

  • Carefree, boyish look


Flapper lifestyle

Flapper Lifestyle

  • Pushed the envelope of what was “lady-like”

  • Drank in public

  • Drove cars

  • Rode bicycles

  • Smoked

  • Had their own vocabulary


Flapper lifestyle cont

Flapper Lifestyle cont.

  • The flapper lifestyle wasn’t permanent

  • Represented youth and freedom

  • Most still planned on getting married and having a family

  • It was only a phase


Zelda fitzgerald

Zelda Fitzgerald

  • Popular flapper

  • Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald known as ”flapper couple”

  • Led a crazy life

    • Dived into the fountain in Union Square

    • Rode atop a moving taxi


Clara bow

Clara Bow

  • Famous flapper and actress in 1920s

  • Number one star in American in 1929

  • Made close to 50 films

  • Was “the spirit of the Jazz Age”

  • Considered a vamp


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