Franta and flepper: fashion era of jazz in the 1920s,
• Franta and flepper: fashion era of jazz in the 1920s
The Art Museum of Fashion and Textile Museum in London opened an exhibition of photos "1920s Jazz Age Fashion & Photographs", dedicated to the era of jazz that followed the First World War. The era was characterized by significant social changes, including sexual liberation and emancipation of women, which is reflected in the clothes of the period. The exhibition presents photographs from private collections and archive James Abbe Archive.
The American silent film actress Norma Talmadge in a dress made of silk, which became fashionable, as well as its artificial substitutes, 1922.
The Star series of theatrical productions on Broadway "Ziegfeld Follies" Dolores, 1919.
silent film actor Rudolph Valentino and his wife, costume designer Natasha Rambova, New York, 1922.
English playwright Noël Coward and his muse, actress Gertrude Lawrence, to which he devoted a series of plays, 1923.
The American sisters-twins of Hungarian origin, dancer and actress Dolly Sisters, 1923.
Sisters Dolly, 1924.
The French actor and singer Maurice Chevalier and his wife, actress Yvonne Vallée in a dress in the style of flepper.
The American dancer Louise Brooks on the set of the French film "Prix de Beauté" in Paris in 1929.
Another icon flepperskogo style, American actress of Polish descent Gilda Gray, popularized the dance shimmy, 1925.
Gilda Gray, 1925.
Jazz era dresses were deprived of corsets that are worn in the Victorian period, and often decorated with jewels.
Dancer Andrée Spinelly, Paris, 1927.
In these outfits, adorned with jewels, were dancers, such as in the famous cabaret "Moulin Rouge" in Paris.
Silhouettes become blurred, indistinct contours were fashionable.
The American silent film actress Bessie Love, popularized dance the Charleston in Patau, 1925.
Bessie Love, 1925.
Fred and Adele Astaire in the musical "Lady Be Good", 1926.