Louise brooks

U.S.A. DANCE. STYLE. Louise Brooks ( 1906 –1985), ca. 1923. American dancer and actress, noted for popularizing the flapper style. Flappers were a "new breed" of young Western women in the 1920s who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair and listened to jazz. Flappers were seen as brash for, drinking, treating sex in a casual manner, smoking and driving automobiles. Flappers had their origins in the Roaring Twenties and increased transatlantic cultural exchange that followed the end of WWI.

U.S.A. DANCE. STYLE. Louise Brooks ( 1906 –1985), ca. 1923. American dancer and actress, noted for popularizing the flapper style. Flappers were a "new breed" of young Western women in the 1920s who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair and listened to jazz. Flappers were seen as brash for, drinking, treating sex in a casual manner, smoking and driving automobiles. Flappers had their origins in the Roaring Twenties and increased transatlantic cultural exchange that followed the end of WWI.

Mary Louise Brooks, also known by her childhood nickname of Brooksie, was one of the most fascinating and alluring personalities ever to grace the silver screen...

Mary Louise Brooks, also known by her childhood nickname of Brooksie, was one of the most fascinating and alluring personalities ever to grace the silver screen...

Louise Brooks, she's on the NYRB cover of Adolfo Bioy Casares' 'The Invention of Morel'

Louise Brooks, she's on the NYRB cover of Adolfo Bioy Casares' 'The Invention of Morel'

Louise Brooks (1906-1985) American dancer and actress in silent movies and talkies of the 1920s & 30s, an icon of the flapper era, who popularized ‘the bob’ haircut

Louise Brooks (1906-1985) American dancer and actress in silent movies and talkies of the 1920s & 30s, an icon of the flapper era, who popularized ‘the bob’ haircut

Louise Brooks - She always looks so modern (contermporary). You would think this was a 1990's photo - wouldn't you?

Louise Brooks - She always looks so modern (contermporary). You would think this was a 1990's photo - wouldn't you?

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Louise Brooks: the girl with the first "it" hairstyle

Louise Brooks: the girl with the first "it" hairstyle

louise brooks, a slightly different look

louise brooks, a slightly different look

Louise Brooks 1928.  I've seen so few photos of her smiling; I love this!

Louise Brooks 1928. I've seen so few photos of her smiling; I love this!

Louise Brooks--gifted, lovely, and a trend-setter for the century that followed...

Louise Brooks--gifted, lovely, and a trend-setter for the century that followed...

Antoine, a Cut Above the Rest | I Want to be a Pin Up

Antoine, a Cut Above the Rest

Antoine, a Cut Above the Rest | I Want to be a Pin Up

Watched "Diary of a Lost Girl" (1929) yesterday with the beautiful Louise Brooks (November 14, 1906 – August 8, 1985)

Watched "Diary of a Lost Girl" (1929) yesterday with the beautiful Louise Brooks (November 14, 1906 – August 8, 1985)

Louise Brooks                                                       …

Louise Brooks …

Candid shot of Louise Brooks.  I like her even better relaxed and not artificially posed.

Candid shot of Louise Brooks. I like her even better relaxed and not artificially posed.

Louise Brooks..There is something about this woman... :)

Louise Brooks..There is something about this woman... :)

LOUISE BROOKS IN PANDORA'S BOX

LOUISE BROOKS IN PANDORA'S BOX

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