Andrew Elliott (aka Elsie)
Timeless 1920s Mens Suits: A Swell Fella's Classic Style
"The Roaring 20s", sandwiched between the 1st World War & the Great Depression, marked the dawn of the modern era. This gleaming period in history made a break from the past in both song and fashion. Shorter hemlines, higher heels, makeup and glamour...
1920's Flapper. "The twenties brought about a massive change for young women. Women began working outside their homes and socializing with the opposite sex unsupervised. They challenged and discarded the roles of their Victorian parents and their devotion to religion, hard work and plain-living for personal choice, laissez-faire attitude and outlandish life-style. These young women were known as flappers." (from velvetladyvintage.com)
Screen Goddess: Photo
Faith Bacon - 1920's. Faith Bacon (1909/10-1956), "the most beautiful woman in the world" (according to Florenz Ziegfeld), pin up model, strip tease artist, vaudville and screen actress and the supposed inventor of the fan dance, Faith Bacon. She began her career in Maurice Chevalier's Paris revue and died in a tragic suicide, jumping out of a window in downtown Chicago.
Louise Brooks, born Mary Louise Brooks, was an American dancer and actress, noted for popularizing the bobbed haircut. Brooks is best known as the lead in 3 feature films made in Europe, including two G. W. Pabst films: Pandora's Box (1929), Diary of a Lost Girl (1929), and Prix de Beauté (Miss Europe, 1930). She starred in seventeen silent films and eight sound films before retiring in 1935. Brooks published her memoir, Lulu in Hollywood, in 1982;