10 ways to 1920s style: part 5, the bee-stung lip
|Mae puckers up in The Merry Widow|
Actress Mae Murray was known as ‘The Girl with the Bee-Stung Lips’, so if you want to see the definitive 20s kisser, take a look at the Mae Murray gallery on Silent Ladies and Gents. Mae did actually take the colour on her upper lip way above the natural lipline, but that’s not a great look for full daylight – save it for the speakeasy.
|Ay caramba, Miss Murray!|
She married a prince...
good catch, that man!
Want a few other ways to get the 1920s look? How about the bob, the cloche hat, the dropped waist or the knitwear?