Louise Brooks: the girl with the first "it" hairstyle

Louise Brooks American dancer and actress in silent movies and talkies of the & an icon of the flapper era, who popularized ‘the bob’ haircut. portrait at age 20 by Edward Thayer Monroe

Louise Brooks, she's on the NYRB cover of Adolfo Bioy Casares' 'The Invention of Morel'

"The great art of films does not consist of descriptive movement of face and body but in the movements of thought and soul transmitted in a kind of intense isolation.

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1928 — Louise Brooks – wearing a long pearl necklace. — Photo by Eugene Robert Richee © Sunset Boulevard/Corbis

Louise Brooks                                                       …

Louise Brooks circa American actress Louise Brooks - lounging on a large leather armchair. (Photo by Eugene Robert Richee)

Louise Brooks (1906-1985) American dancer and actress in silent movies and talkies of the 1920s & 30s, an icon of the flapper era, who popularized ‘the bob’ haircut

Louise Brooks (November 1906 – August American dancer and film actress noted as a iconic symbol of the flapper, and for popularizing the bobbed haircut.

Omg Breathtaking!!!!   silent film goddess in gothic sensual pose vintage photo still watch her Louise Brooks

Burlesque Beauty Vicky Butterfly as a Spider Louise Brooks style photo by Maria S Vavela.

Candid shot of Louise Brooks.  I like her even better relaxed and not artificially posed.

Louise Brooks, I'm kind of surprised at this dress. But that's young Louise Brooks so.

HORST P. HORST (1906-1999). Portrait de Louise Brooks (1906-1985), années 1940

Lovely portrait of a beautiful older Louise Brooks taken in the by photographer Horst P.

Louise Brooks - 1927 - Now We’re In The Air - Photo by Eugene Robert Richee

Louise Brooks - 1927 - Now We’re In The Air - Costume design by Travis Banton - Photo by Eugene Robert Richee

Louise Brooks, Prix de Beauté (Sofar Film, 1930), by James Abbe

Portrait of Louise Brooks, wearing Jean Patou dress for Prix de Beauté directed by Augusto Genina, Photo by James Abbe

Louise Brooks- made this the flawless bob famous. No one wears it better ;)

The "Louise Brooks bob" was actually named for the actress in 1927 and was the defining haircut of the "flapper era." It was and remains much copied to this very day.

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