Irene Castle
Date of Birth
Apr 07, 1893
Birth Place:
New Rochelle, NY

Biography

Irene Castle, who formed a dance team with her husband Vernon Castle, was a trend setter of the early 1910s. She was one of the first women to popularize bobbed hair, and her easy style of dress formed the transition from the curvy, post-Victorian fashions to the streamlined flapper of the 1920s. As a team, she and her husband brought ballroom dancing into vogue and the couple were known for such...