vintage 1920s dresses

Eliza Jane Howell

The Bright Young Things, 1920s

“What about the attention to… well, young people always pay attention to their appearance but it seemed to be, not excessive but they had a lot fun with it didn’t they?”

“Oh absolutely and there’s certainly a sense that girls were dressing as boys, boys were dressing as girls. There was a massive influence of Hollywood, so everyone slicks their hair down like Rudolph Valentino.”

- Reel History of Britain