Bright Young Things: A Modern Guide to the Roaring Twenties

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Potter Style, 2013 - History - 127 pages
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For lovers of the glamour and scandal of the roaring twenties and the millions of fans eagerly anticipating the return of Downton Abbey (the third season opens in the twenties), an illustrated lifestyle guide to the fashion, the parties, the notrious personalities, and all the glittering trappings from the unforgettable era of the flapper.

Bright Young Things is a perfect guide to the roaring twenties--hot jazz and hotter all-night dance halls, high society's scandalous exploits, fresh new fashions, Prohibition cocktails, costume parties, and of course, the notorious flapper. Decorated throughout with art deco illustrations and packaged in a beautiful foil-stamped case, this book looks stunning resting on a coffee table and makes a fabulous gift.
 

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Contents

LEl
9
Meet the Iconic Flappers
16
Meet the Bright Young People
25
Bright Young Shenanigans
33
DRESS LIKE A BRIGHT YOUNG THING
41
Bold Beauty Tips
48
How to Properly Tie One On
54
A RoaRING vſ Ew of MARRIAGE
57
Themes for Your Next Fête
78
Mix Your Own Prohibition Cocktails
84
DANCE ALL NIGHT
91
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98
The Underground Social Scene
99
COME TO THE CABARET
103
ENTERTAINMENT AND GLAMoUR
112
DRAMA AND INTRIGUE
118

MAD ABOUT THE BOY Homosexuality in the 1920s
64
THE NEveRENDING PARTY
70
Celebrities of the Screen and Stage
124
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About the author (2013)

A multi-faceted and versatile writer, Alison Maloney is a film and TV correspondent for the Sun online, and is also the author of several books, including the previous bestselling Strictly Come Dancing Annual 2008, a number of children's titles and The Mums' Book: For the Mum who's Best at Everything, which reached No 1 on The Sunday Times bestseller list in March 07. She currently resides in London.

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