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flapper

(in the 1920s) a young woman, esp one flaunting her unconventional dress and behaviour
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Diz ele que o uso dos cabelos a la garconne e aceitavel no caso das 'vitalinas', mulheres que ja passaram da idade de casar e que correm o risco de nao o fazer.
Contraria a ese caduco ideal de feminidad, la Mujer Moderna no es un garcon, sino, y claramente, una garconne (38); realmente podia ser cualquier cosa (39).
El capitulo segundo analiza la vision de Montseny sobre la garconne y su rechazo a la masculinidad de la mujer, lo que no implica una defensa de su debilidad ni domesticidad.
"He was credited with the creation of such dramatic cuts as the short bob, referred to as 'a la garconne,' or the 'shingle cut,' which became an international sensation among daring and modern women in the 1920s, including Coco Chanel."
(13) It is believed to have emerged in response to French author Victor Margueritte's novel La Garconne (1922), which portrays a young woman who engages in same-sex relationships.
Se, em alguns autorretratos, Ismael pinta-se como personagem de masculinidade ate exacerbada, em outros, mesmo de aparencia masculina definida, o cabelo e a la garconne, curto como o das melindrosas da epoca, e muito semelhante a varios penteados em retratos de Adalgisa.
La nueva mujer de Dudovich es menos fragil que en el pasado, menos aristocratica y mas burguesa, fuma y lleva un corte de pelo a la garconne. La seduccion se basa en modelos mas deportivas.
O ideal feminino de beleza era, naquele momento, a silhueta androgina, o que deu origem a outra grande mudanca estetica: o uso de cabelos curtos, a la garconne (Laver, 1989, pp.
Cinema, la garconne americana, la pequena liviana del siglo del shimmy, la criaturita educada en el sonido del jazz.
By the dawn of the 1920s and the advent of the boyish garconne ideal, women began to wear far fewer clothes than ever before, and it became acceptable to apply make-up or smoke a cigarette in public.
Here, perhaps, Nazimova is less of a trailblazer than a follower: Rambova's costumes for her called upon haute couture (they were made of material imported from the hyper-chic and hyper-expensive Maison Lewis in Paris) and but also alluded to the new 1920s figure of the flapper, the boyish adolescent girl (called la garconne in France) who emerged in that period--although the headgear is a spectacular device all its own.
Admittedly, he's influenced by early 1900s French fashion legend and grand couturier Paul Poiret, who made silk Japanese kimonos and harem pants that crossed the gender divide for a kind of androgynous flapper woman he called "la garconne." "I like that 'Poiret was] inspired by this idea of another country than the one that he lived in," he says.