Bright Young Things: A Modern Guide To The Roaring Twenties

by Alison Maloney

Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony | 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, 7.4 × 5.12 × 0.57 in

Published: March 5, 2013

Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony

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, 7.4 × 5.12 × 0.57 in

Published: March 5, 2013

Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0385345259

ISBN - 13: 9780385345255

Table of Contents

ContentsWelcome, You Bright Young ThingThe Bright Young State of MindThe Postwar Party How to Be Bad: The Flapper LifeLiberated Ladies: Meet the Iconic FlappersLearn the Lingo: The Flapper VernacularAcross the Pond: Meet the Bright Young PeopleRubbing Elbows: Meet the Mayfair SetHost a 1920s-Themed Scavenger Hunt Cause a Scandal: Bright Young ShenanigansChoose a Mentor: Bright Young InfluencersFurther Reading: Start Your Own Roaring Book Club Dress Like a Bright Young ThingThe Sartorial RebellionFlirting with Fashion: Flapper Wardrobe Essentials and Accessories Bright Young Faces: Bold Beauty TipsChop Chop!: Get Your Own Bobbed LookNot Your Father’s Suit: Casual and Formal Looks for the Modern ManSporting a Bowtie: How to Properly Tie One On Hook Up (and Get Hitched)A Roaring View of MarriageThe Flapper Bride: What to Wear for a Trip Down the AisleIn the Spotlight: Bright Young Celebrity CouplesRead All About It: Scandals in the TabloidsMad About the Boy: Homosexuality in the 1920s Throw a Scandalous SoiréeThe Never-Ending Party Throw Your Own Bath and Bottle PartyPlan Your Own Red and White PartyParty like a Bright Young Thing: Themes for Your Next Fête Prohibition Cocktails GuideThe First MixologistsCriminal Behavior: Bathtub Gin and Bootleg BoozePick Your Poison: Intoxicating Homemade BrewsShaken and Stirred: Mix Your Own Prohibition Cocktails Dance All NightThe Jazz AgeRoaring ’20s Playlists: Tunes for a Big Night Out . . . and the Morning AfterDance Crazy: Learn the Step
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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.