What I truly love is that they did not just show "flapper dresses" the whole movie. They truly used the whole 10 year fashion scope of the 20's. Catherine Martin, the creator of the dresses, really gave the era its meaning on soft sensual boyish sexuality, the roaring ladies were known for.
1920's was influenced by exotic foreign countries, especially Egypt and India, all due to the fact that this is when the great excavations of Egypt happened and importation of Indian goods became popular.
You can go with subtle beading, such in the first dress. The second dress has a contemporary feel with its silhouette, because unlike the 20's which was all about straight lines and no curves, this dress shows your curves. The third dress has the one shoulder appeal, that was seen in the late 20's, and the exquisite beading in a geometric print.
I decided to combine them with art deco era inspired theme tops. The first has the art deco design, but not in a "in your face" type of way. The second top has embroidery, seen mostly in the early 20's. The third tank has the exquisite beading detail. All sexy in a subtle way.
It has been a trend for about 2 years now since it was a boom in the Fall 2012 show. I would not go over board with this trend so much. Even though it is such a head turner.
Again, a subtle way to be sexy. The illusion white and black dress with its "Egyptian" inspired cuff neck, just the right amount of 1920's sprinkle.
The second black top, shows the shoulder in such an effortless way, without being provocative.
And white, we can not go wrong with white, even after labor day. I love the way it just falls on the body, with a sensual drapery.
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