1920s Fashion

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Flappers were liberated young women who threw away the shackles of their corsets ,the value systems of their Victorian and Edwardian parents and had a damn good time. Their attitude was reflected in their dress sense and they wore chic, provocative ensembles that were easy to dance in.
3030317484_0cbdced3a6Art deco could be seen everywhere from architecture to furniture but no where more so than dress designs which featured geometric shapes in ornate beading.
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3249999_knife_pleats_blogThere was a relatively racy amount of skin on show with hems on or above the knee, bare arms and plunging backs and necklines.
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Feathers and fringes that moved while you danced were very popular, especially peacock feathers.
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As were butterfly motifs, lace and Rayon.
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TwoFlappersThey accesorised with long necklaces, chandelier earrings, bangles and many bracelets on bare arms, often in art deco patterns with lots of sparkle. Handbags reflected this style but also came adorned with feathers. The ultimate accessory of the time was headbands, beaded, diamonded and feathered — the bigger the statement the better.
alicebrady_headbandHeels were slightly pointy in the start of the 20s but curved styles like pumps with no straps, Tbar straps and Mary Jane’s were the most popular by the end of the 20s.
1920's shoesFlappers kept warm in cloche, peekaboo and feathered hats  and wore luxurious long velvet and fur coats over their evening wear.
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Key Styles

Art deco patterns
Geometric paterns
Tassels
Beading and embelishment
Drop waisted skirts and dresses
Shift Dresses
Pleated skirts
Fur trimmings
Fur coats
Cloche hats
Chandelier earrings
Head pieces
Feathers
Bangles