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From Hair to Wear in the 1920s In the 1920s women wanted a voice they wanted to be heard however the only problem was that nobody wanted to listen Women figured that people didnt have to listen to them but it was pretty hard not see them so women started dressing in an outrageous manner and attracting a lot of attention These women were called flappers they wore shocking outfits lots of make-up cut their hair and openly smoked and drank One of the greatest things about the flapper look was that it was attainable for all It was cheap weather you were rich or poor you could be in style Thats why it caught on so well Young women shocked the old when they started wearing short skirts As in short they mean a couple of inches below the knee Now days girls wear skirts a couple of inches below the waist If they lived in Utah in the 20s they would have been arrested for indecent exposure since Utah enacted a law stating that dresses could be no shorter than the knee As the twenties progressed womens clothing started looking a lot manlier Eventually dresses became a square or rectangle like shape to hide curvy figures It was very very unfashionable at the time to have large breasts Some women went to the extent so far as to tape their breasts down which later after the fad was over and they were left with only scars to remember it by deeply regretted the sacrifice of pain for beauty Designers tried their hardest to design dresses that hid large breasts and shapely figures Thye often experimented with layering dresses to accomplish this Another style was low waistlines or no waistlines this helped to make the woman look figureless Coco Chanel was a great fashion designer of the 20s she worked with a lot of beige sand cream navy and black the dresses
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