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Take a look at the Roaring Twenties as an inspiration for a Halloween or theme costume, with the flapper and gangster costumes being two of the most iconic styles associated with the decade.
The 1920s roared in after World War I. This era, also called the 'Jazz Age' was a crazy time of prosperity,innovation, modernism, decadence and consumerism. 'Flappers' rebelled against Victorian sensibilities, dance music began to rule, people flocked to the 'talkies' and organised crime and bootlegging escalated due to Prohibition.
After years of walking around with improper alignment, most adults have very poor posture, which results in pain, injury and lack of functionality. Fortunately, with focus, commitment and proper corrective action, it can be fixed.
When an election year rolls around there are bound to be calls to not “go negative” or to decry dirty tricks and underhanded campaign tactics. Yet, the U.S. has a vibrant history of just that sort of thing. It’s as traditional as mom and apple pie.
Raised in a small village in Derbyshire, Vivienne Westwood's career in fashion didn't start out like many of her counterparts. When she was a teenager, she attended the Harrow School of Art but dropped out a year later because she couldn't imagine making a living through art. Instead, she decided to pursue a teaching degree at a teachers training college and then became a primary school teacher. During this time, she taught herself how to be a seamstress, even sewing her own wedding dress when she married Derek Westwood. She learned how to sew clothes by taking them apart and sewing them into something new.
As a teenager, what could be more exciting than the night of your promenade? After three or four years of constant studying, homeworks and final examinations, you can finally have one night to look extra beautiful and hang out with your best friends and maybe with a potential boyfriend....
Danielle Colby, the divorced tattooed punkabilly babe who "manages the store" in The History Channel series "American Pickers", is a burlesque queen and a former roller-derby rumbler as well as being a smoking hottie! Get to know her!
This is a great article to cozy up to when your simply in the mood for some unexpectedinformation with lots of unexpected photographs. I have no idea what compelled or tempted me to write the Wild, Wacky and Weird but I believe it is an article that will make you think, make you feel and give you a very big grin every now and then. Enjoy!
In a horrific conflagration over 100 workers -- mostly women -- burned to death in an upper-floor sweatshop in New York City's early-20th century garment district. Draconian employers were responsible -- the only other fire exit from the shop had been purpoisely chained and loked to keep workers inside.