Most flappers had a pair of gloves or a wrist-guard to protect their hands and arms after a particularly cold or wet weather.
Who did flappers meet?
Flappers met their new friends at a number of social gatherings and events, many of which were arranged for them by friends.
Other important meeting spots for flappers included coffee houses, bars and restaurants, clubs, and local pubs.
Did flappers dress up?
A lot! Not just in the usual flappers’ clothes, either.
Flappers frequently wore clothing that had distinctive styles. For example, many flappers dressed in black and white skirts or even in long, flowing silk blouses, while others wore white shirts, long woolen skirts or skirts made of wool or fur.
Who wrote about flappers?
Flappers, especially their female counterparts, were highly regarded on the street, especially at parties, and were often described as being “cute, intelligent, and kind.”
Although the word flapper is still often used to describe all women, one of the most famous flappers, Virginia Woolf, was an Irish maid named Della. Della had a famous reputation for wearing a black-and-white skirt and a gold brooch. She also wore a handkerchief tied around her waist, and a long and flowing black frock coat, as well as a pair of shoes. She would attend the annual London “Flemings Ball” dressed in a long, black flapper dress, a long skirt and a black brooches around her waist.
Woolf was described by her friends as being “a real lovely little Irish goddess, who never had the least idea nor the least taste for the pomp or gaudy of the world.”
What was the dress code for flappers in the early 20th century?
Flappers wore black, and some women didn’t even consider themselves flappers if they wore dresses or skirts.
A woman who wore skirts would find some of her clothes in very poor condition.
A woman who wore flounces or a skirt was often considered ‘uncool’ and ‘uncool’ is what most flappers of the time wore. They would find their clothes getting dirty from the rain and mud, and many of these women would even get into scraps.
The dress code was strict. A flapper would typically wear a black dress coat or skirts, and if it was