FlappersFlappers were a "new breed" of young Western women in the 1920s who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, listened to jazz, and flaunted their disdain for what was then considered acceptable behavior. Flappers were seen as brash for wearing excessive makeup, drinking, treating sex in a casual manner, smoking, driving automobiles and otherwise flouting social and sexual norms.
A pink and gold damask satin evening ensemble, circa 1929. A pink and gold damask satin evening ensemble, circa 1929. the dress with gold edged tiered over-skirt which forms a trained panel at the back, matching jacket with shirring to sleeves, bust 92-97cm, 36-38in (2). Estimate:£150 - £250