15 Stunning Photos Of Fashionable Flapper Girls From The Jazz Era

The roaring ’20s is a time often glamorized in movies and flapper girl fashions were some of the most distinctive looks of the Jazz Era. So, we thought it would be great fun to take a look at some photographs from the era and see just what those fashionable flapper gals were wearing (and what they were getting up to).

Three flappers hike their skirts

Three flappers revealing their knees. Via/ Flickr

flapper in winter gear

This is what flapper winter gear looked like in 1923. Via/ Library of Congress

Two flappers in summer dresses

Two flappers in summer dresses. Via/ Flickr

1928 flapper organist

Flapper organist in 1928. Check out that short hair! Via/ Library of Congress

When the 18th Amendment made Prohibition law in 1920 folks across the nation protested by finding ways to drink anyways. And this was especially true of the daring young women who favored short dresses, short hair, and the independence of a modern mindset.

two lovely flappers

Two lovely flappers. Via/ Flickr