There were few flappers of the era in New York. Flappers made their living selling handbags, handbags, and handbags for the wealthy middle and upper class. Most wore blouses of various colors and some even wore silk gloves. They had two ways of doing their business: selling and buying handbags. They mostly visited stores and sold their handbags to store owners, and then when the owner wanted to purchase a handbag, they came back for another one.
For example, when Macy’s, one of America’s best known and most successful men’s retail stores, bought out Ralph Lauren in 1984, it was a huge deal! Ralph sold his handbags to Macy’s for $600 million dollars. What a bargain that was! The same people that wore blouses of all colors were going to Macy’s to buy handbags. They were going to the store not only to shop, to buy a handbag, but they were also going to shop to buy a handbag back out of nostalgia for their childhood and to try to make a profit off the sale of handbags!
Foam handbags didn’t exist at the time, but flappers were the only ones to sell handbags. This was a huge change from what was going on before.
Who were the women who started the flapper boom in the 1920s?
There were two different groups that started the flapper boom in New York: the young woman and the older generation. The young women had children and worked in factories. The older generation had children and worked in hotels and offices. A lot of them were the same age as us. If anyone would have wanted to have a flapper style hairstyle, then it was definitely the younger generation because they had two years of schooling under their belt. This wasn’t as rare as the earlier generation though.
There is so much discussion on flappers in the 1920’s. What’s the most surprising thing about flappers?
Flappers were very fashionable in New York. Everyone loved it except for people of all ages. For example, if you went to Madison Avenue in the 1920’s, you would hear a lot of chatter about flappers and all sorts of other people’s flappers. You would hear from people that they were trying to make money off of their flappers. Everyone seemed obsessed with it.
Who were the flappers in the 1920’s?
Flappers weren’t all women. Some were men. When women started
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