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Charleston Cutie Costume
Charleston Cutie Costume
Product #: IC1069
Retail Value: $137.94
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The Charleston became a popular dance craze in the international community in the 1920s. Despite its green history, Charleston is most frequently associated with flappers and the speakeasy. Here, these young women would dance alone or together as a way of mocking the "drys," or citizens who supported the Prohibition amendment, as the Charleston was then considered quite immoral and provocative.

The term flapper in the 1920s referred to a "new breed" of young women who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, listened to the new jazz music, and flaunted their disdain for what was then considered acceptable behavior. Flappers were seen as brash for wearing excessive makeup, drinking, treating sex in a casual manner, smoking, driving automobiles and otherwise flouting social and sexual norms.

Despite all the scandal flappers generated, their look became fashionable in a toned-down form among even respectable older women. Most significantly, the flappers removed the corset from female fashion, raised skirt and gown hemlines and popularized short hair for women.

Flapper dresses were straight and loose, leaving the arms bare and dropping the waistline to the hips. Silk or rayon stockings were held up by garters. Skirts rose to just below the knee by 1927, allowing flashes of knee to be seen when a girl danced or walked into a breeze, although the way they danced made any long loose skirt flap up to show their knees. Flappers powdered or put rouge on their knees to show them off when dancing.

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Improper sizing
By: flapperchick on Thursday June 30, 2011
Pros: Stylish
Great Costume!
By: Wildkat on Friday October 29, 2010
Pros: Comfortable, Easy To Put On, Fun to Wear, Unique - Gets Attention, Worked well for my purposes
Excellent! Very cute and good quality.
By: Karen on Friday September 10, 2010
Pros: Comfortable, Easy To Put On, Fun to Wear, Stylish, Unique - Gets Attention, Overall good value for the money, Worked well for my purposes, Met or exceeded my expectations
 

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