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[identity profile] agent-mimi.livejournal.com
Hello all. I'm currently the only active moderator on this community. Due to LiveJournal's newest Terms of Service, I will be leaving LiveJournal.

I have moved the community over to Dreamwidth, and it can be found here at theflappers (As of 3:00PM Central time on 7 April 2017, it's in the process of being transferred over to DW; please allow a day or so for all the posts and comments in the community archive to show up.)

While the community will remain up here on LiveJournal, it won't be active and I may not be around to moderate. Please contact me if you'd like to be a moderator, or if there are any issues here on [livejournal.com profile] theflappers now or in the future. You can find me at agent-mimi over on Dreamwidth.


Sep. 14th, 2012 11:51 pm
[identity profile] paradoxxkitty.livejournal.com
I am a new member and just wanted to stop by and say hello. I love things that are old-timey, and am glad to have stumbled across this community. I love flappers/their style. A lot of my shuffling (LOL, yes, I just said shuffling) is inspired by flappers and their moves. =^_^=

Long ago I made myself a tank top, inspired by flapper dresses, it was awesome...I wish I still had it!

Maybe I'll make another! :D
[identity profile] missmoonlight74.livejournal.com
Cake Wrecks' Sunday sweets this time is dedicated to art deco...gorgeous!!

more here

(x-posted to [livejournal.com profile] art_deco_style and [livejournal.com profile] theflappers)
[identity profile] ergotismus.livejournal.com

“The Flapper awoke from her lethargy of sub-deb-ism, bobbed her hair, put on her choicest pair of earrings and a great deal of audacity and rouge and went into the battle. She flirted because it was fun to flirt and wore a one-piece bathing suit because she had a good figure … she was conscious that the things she did were the things she had always wanted to do. Mothers disapproved of their sons taking the Flapper to dances, to teas, to swim and most of all to heart."

Zelda Fitzgerald, “Eulogy on the Flapper”, Metropolitan Magazine (1922)
[identity profile] lacehearts89.livejournal.com

I thought this was a very adorable magazine cover
[identity profile] ladyvamp666.livejournal.com
Tonight - December 31 - The perfect way to celebrate New Year's Eve 2012 - Vendetta, L.A.'s 4th annual Prohibition-era mobster party, presented by LADEAD™ (Los Angeles Darkside) and Club Suicide within the dark decadence and sleek elegance of the Monte Cristo in Los Angeles: 9:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.

"Knock Over, Knock Off, Knock Out"

The best New Year's Eve 2012 celebration: a sexy and glamorous night with a 1920s mobster theme:

DIAMOND ERA (Main Hall: 10:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.)
· DJ Xian (LADEAD™, Edwardian Ball, L.A.)
· DJ Fact 50 (Edwardian Ball, S.F.)
· Your host: Rev. Jeffrey Damnit
· Diamond Dog Go-Go Vixens Sheri and Jade Starr of LADEAD™ / Antigone and Pritzy Suicide of SuicideGirls
· Midnight Countdown with Balloon Drop
· Complimentary Champagne

Dance to the finest the Los Angeles Underground has to offer in Prohibition remixes, vaudeville tricks, electro swing, indie, electro, industrial, alternative, Big Band, dark 80s, and so much more, played by DJ Xian (LADEAD™, Malediction Society, RUIN Hollywood, Labyrinth Of Jareth, The Edwardian Ball, L.A.) and DJ Fact 50 (The Edwardian Ball, S.F.).

THE SPEAKEASY (in The Parlour)
Blackjack with SuicideGirl dealers Milloux, Moxi, and Ackley Suicide
If Luck be a Lady, then this is your night - the blackjack tables are open to everyone, hosted by the sexy SuicideGirls, for an evening of high stakes and low cuts!

To make this celebration even more special, your host Rev. Jeffrey Damnit will bring in the New Year countdown with complimentary champagne and a balloon drop at midnight.

See you there - in the sexy attire of the 1920s: flappers, mobsters, burlesque...formal black-and-white attire...or dark elegance...

Vendetta at the Monte Cristo
3100 Wilshire Blvd. (at Westmoreland)
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(just east of the Metro Redline station at Wilshire Blvd. and Vermont Ave.)

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Early arrival is highly recommended.

PROHIBITION HOUR (9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.) with Prohibition-priced drinks
► and $15 SINGLE -or- $20 COUPLE ($10 per person)
► WITH "Going" RSVP!!!

AFTER 10:00 P.M.
$20 Single, $30 Couple ($15 per person)

Must RSVP "Going" by 7:00 p.m. on Friday, 12/31
RSVP Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/6p8tqdd

For more information:
LADEAD™ (Los Angeles Darkside)
[identity profile] frannywentzel.livejournal.com
In 1920 Olive Thomas starred in a movie called 'The Flapper' about a schoolgirl that gets in all sorts of trouble.

At the time she was promoted as a 'baby vamp' - a youthful version of Theda Bara's vampiress characters

Enter the Olive Garden... )
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