Flapper: The Impact Of The 1920s
The roaring 20’s saw women use fashion to show off their new
identity – freedom, independence and a break from the feminine norm – a
modern woman with a modern mind. Masculine elements in female costume
permeated the wardrobes of many. Around the same time dress levels rose
– women baring pants was just as daring as exposing limbs. Women became
a rebels – by the mid 1920’s the style was coined ‘ The Flapper’.