U.S.A. DANCE. STYLE. Louise Brooks  ( 1906 –1985),  ca. 1923.  American dancer and actress, noted for popularizing  the flapper style. Flappers were a "new breed" of young Western women in the 1920s who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair and listened to jazz. Flappers were seen as brash for, drinking, treating sex in a casual manner, smoking and driving automobiles. Flappers had their origins in the Roaring Twenties  and increased transatlantic cultural exchange that followed the end of…

U.S.A. DANCE. STYLE. Louise Brooks ( 1906 –1985), ca. 1923. American dancer and actress, noted for popularizing the flapper style. Flappers were a "new breed" of young Western women in the 1920s who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair and listened to jazz. Flappers were seen as brash for, drinking, treating sex in a casual manner, smoking and driving automobiles. Flappers had their origins in the Roaring Twenties and increased transatlantic cultural exchange that followed the end of…

Louise Brooks - She always looks so modern (contermporary). You would think this was a 1990's photo - wouldn't you?

Louise Brooks - She always looks so modern (contermporary). You would think this was a 1990's photo - wouldn't you?

Louise Brooks, she's on the NYRB cover of Adolfo Bioy Casares' 'The Invention of Morel'

Louise Brooks, she's on the NYRB cover of Adolfo Bioy Casares' 'The Invention of Morel'

#ChantalThomass Fall/Winter 2014 Inspirations  Discover @ editionlingerie.de   LOUISE BROOKS ( digital print ) by Rosie Emerson

#ChantalThomass Fall/Winter 2014 Inspirations Discover @ editionlingerie.de LOUISE BROOKS ( digital print ) by Rosie Emerson

this is one of my favourite images of Louise  Brooks -  1920s silent movies star... showing her 'helmet' hairstyle to perfection

this is one of my favourite images of Louise Brooks - 1920s silent movies star... showing her 'helmet' hairstyle to perfection

Candid shot of Louise Brooks.  I like her even better relaxed and not artificially posed.

Candid shot of Louise Brooks. I like her even better relaxed and not artificially posed.

Jazz Age Louise Brooks in flapper dress - I'm quite a Louise Brooks fan, she was so beautiful.

Jazz Age Louise Brooks in flapper dress - I'm quite a Louise Brooks fan, she was so beautiful.

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