Bright Young Things: A Modern Guide To The Roaring Twenties

by Alison Maloney

Crown Publishing Group | March 5, 2013 | Hardcover |

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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. 

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 128 Pages, 5.12 × 7.09 × 0.39 in

Published: March 5, 2013

Publisher: Crown Publishing Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0385345259

ISBN - 13: 9780385345255

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Bright Young Things: A Modern Guide To The Roaring Twenties

by Alison Maloney

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 128 Pages, 5.12 × 7.09 × 0.39 in

Published: March 5, 2013

Publisher: Crown Publishing Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0385345259

ISBN - 13: 9780385345255

Table of Contents

Contents Welcome, You Bright Young Thing The Bright Young State of Mind The Postwar Party How to Be Bad: The Flapper Life Liberated Ladies: Meet the Iconic Flappers Learn the Lingo: The Flapper Vernacular Across the Pond: Meet the Bright Young People Rubbing Elbows: Meet the Mayfair Set Host a 1920s-Themed Scavenger Hunt Cause a Scandal: Bright Young Shenanigans Choose a Mentor: Bright Young Influencers Further Reading: Start Your Own Roaring Book Club   Dress Like a Bright Young Thing The Sartorial Rebellion Flirting with Fashion: Flapper Wardrobe Essentials and Accessories Bright Young Faces: Bold Beauty Tips Chop Chop!: Get Your Own Bobbed Look Not Your Father’s Suit: Casual and Formal Looks for the Modern Man Sporting a Bowtie: How to Properly Tie One On   Hook Up (and Get Hitched) A Roaring View of Marriage The Flapper Bride: What to Wear for a Trip Down the Aisle In the Spotlight: Bright Young Celebrity Couples Read All About It: Scandals in the Tabloids Mad About the Boy: Homosexuality in the 1920s   Throw a Scandalous Soirée The Never-Ending Party Throw Your Own Bath and Bottle Party Plan Your Own Red and White Party Party like a Bright Young Thing: Themes for Your Next Fête   Prohibition Cocktails Guide The First Mixologists Criminal Behavior: Bathtub Gin and Bootleg Booze Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Homemade Brews Shaken and Stirred: Mix Your Own Prohibition Cocktails   Dance All Night The Jazz Age Roaring ’20s Pl
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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. 

About the Author

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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