Flapper: The Impact Of The 1920s
On fashion.psfk, Michelle Morton-Banks writes about the huge impact the 20s have had on the world since:
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’.