Tag: Flapper

In the 1920s, the term designated Flapper, someone who flutters, young women who wore short skirts and short hair, listened to Jazz and confidently put in Scene contrary to the prevailing morality. The Flapper were considered naughty and immoral because they wore make-up, hard alcohol drinking and smoking. As a possible model for the type of the flapper, the independent young woman, the Gibson Girl applies. Although there is between the Gibson Girl and the Flapper no outward similarity, but were for the Gibson Girl independence and self-confident femininity typical.

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