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Here’s What Party Girls Looked Like In Every Decade Of The 20th Century  

Kelly Patrick
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They are the glamour girls of the 20th century, from the queen of Studio 54 to pop star fashionistas to the heiress of a hotel empire, these party girls embody the spirit of the social scene. But what did party girls look like, and how did the party girl look evolve over time? As the socialites of high society, these beautiful bombshells represented fashion at its finest, walked the catwalk as supermodels, gave us number one hits, and were leading ladies on the silver screen. 

As the envy of the social scene, party girls shaped the pop culture of their time. Each decade from the 1900s to 2010s have been represented by what party girls looked like and which prominent party girls truly hit superstar status and epitomized entertainment in their time. 

1900s: The Hostess: Luisa Casati And Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor
1900s: The Hostess: Luisa Casa... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Here’s What Party Girls Looked Like In Every Decade Of The 20th Century
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1910s: The Wild Child: Zelda Fitzgerald And Tallulah Bankhead
1910s: The Wild Child: Zelda F... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Here’s What Party Girls Looked Like In Every Decade Of The 20th Century
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1920s: The Flapper: Louise Brooks And Josephine Baker
1920s: The Flapper: Louise Bro... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Here’s What Party Girls Looked Like In Every Decade Of The 20th Century
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1930s: The Glamour Girl: Joan Crawford And Marlene Dietrich
1930s: The Glamour Girl: Joan ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Here’s What Party Girls Looked Like In Every Decade Of The 20th Century
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