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Flap on… Flap off… The Flapper: Roaring 1920s Windsor


Ain’t I the bees’ knees?  Before the start of World War I, the Gibson Girl was all the rage. This elegant, willowy image of feminine beauty was inspired by the drawings of illustrator Charles Dana Gibson. She wore her long hair loosely … Continue reading

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Ladies Who Lunch – Walkerville c. 1905


I love this picture. Look at their intent faces, their ‘Gibson Girl’ hairdos, their mutton chop sleeves. Frozen in time. I wonder what they are thinking. I study the look in their eyes. I start imagining their thoughts. “What should I … Continue reading

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