In she participates to an acting contest that opens the doors of film studios and leaves for Hollywood, in There, her career expands and Clara Bow epitomizes the Roaring Twenties' flapper, a confident, charismatic and modern woman.
After the first world war women's fashion became more masculine. Female clothes became looser and more shapeless in fit. The bust was suppressed, the waist disappeared, the shoulders became broader and hair shorter and shorter.
Clara Bow Clara Gordon Bow was an American actress who rose to stardom in the silent film era of the It was her appearance as a spunky shopgirl in the film It that brought her global fame and the nickname "The It Girl".