1920's when women looked sexier with clothes on rather then today without...

Gatsby style: 1920s wedding inspiration - part 1

Traveling through history of Photography.Ziegfeld Follies Girl, Gladys Glad by Alfred Cheney Johnston, 1920

"I have stolen your granny's net curtains, and I won't give them back!" - we understand that is a verbatim quote from this dancer at the Moulin Rouge in Paris in 1926Photograph: Rahma/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

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Dancer Edmonde Guydens dancing at the Moulin Rouge nightclub in Paris in a costume made of lace. (Photo by Rahma/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). February everyday: Vintage Photos of Cabaret Dancers from

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Lily Elsie April 1886 – 16 December was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár's operetta The Merry Widow.

Ziegfeld girl Myrna Darby with crazy headdress

Myrna Darby Ziegfeld Follies Girl Photography by Alfred Cheney Johnston, the official photographer of the Zeigfeld Follies

Erte's fashion designs were in high demand from the biggest Broadway and Hollywood movie stars of the decade. He pieced together glitzy, sexy little showgirl costumes for the Ziegfeld Follies. He spent hours inspecting every detail of the glamorous, extravagant gowns created for films. His designs were deliciously exotic, outrageously impractical and painstakingly hand-made with beads, fur trim, lace, sheer draperies, leather, and glittering embroidery. Truly an original!~atelier d'artiste~

Alfred Cheney Johnston: Ziegfeld Follies girl Anne Lee Patterson, Miss U. of Anne Lee Patterson also performed in the Ziegfeld Follies that same year. Her images are sometimes misnamed Anna Lee Peterson.

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Vintage Clothes a butterfly hostess gown of sapphire blue with brilliants and crystals and a silver turban worn by actress Evelyn Brent - 1930

In the 1920s, many Americans found the flapper incredibly threatening. Flappers represented a new moral order.  Although they were the daughters of the middle class, they flouted middle-class values. They shrugged off their chaperones.  Worse still, they danced suggestively and openly flirted with boys.  Flappers prized style over substance, novelty over tradition, and pleasure over virtue.

Mary Pickford’s tea party interesting group of women.Notice all but one has their ankles demurely crossed and all but one has a hat? She is the one I'd like to meet :) she also seems far more interested in something off camera.