Victoriana Magazine

More designer clothing from the 1920’s, featuring clothing from Doucet, Worth, Lanvin, Callot Soeurs, Poiret, and Paquin.


2 Responses to “Vintage Clothing | 1921 | Flapper”

  1. Barndancer61 on February 22nd, 2009 2:47 pm

    Acutally, “flappers” began in the mid-20’s, when dresses were shortened drastically. In 1921 hemlines were still just above the ankle.

  2. HarborGuy on April 4th, 2009 2:43 pm

    The term “flapper” comes from the womens’ not buckeling their galoshes – they flapped when they walked – thus the name.

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