The New Woman
Raise your skirts and bob your hair!
Be Rebellious. Be the New Woman!
The 1920's was a time of rebellion for women. They used their right of freedom of speech excessively, promoting Prohibition and fighting for their fight to vote. Their rebellion grew when the "bob" came into style. Women cut off their hair into a boyish hair cut to look more like a boy, and well-endowed women even bound their girlish figure to appear more like a man. The "flappers", women who dressed in short dresses and danced the Charleston all night long, were very popular during this time. The majority of the women in the Northern Cities modeled their appearance after the "flapper" fad.