The fabulous flapper trend is back and we are very excited about it. That Great Gatsby, roaring 20’s flare is all about sexy fringe, art deco shapes and dropped waistlines. This retro style is the ultimate in chic flattering fun fashion. The flapper look has been seen at the runway shows of Hermes, Ferreti, Caroline Herrera and Balmain.  With flowy fabrics and divine textures, the flapper trend has lit up the red carpet and runways in 2012. Stars like, Zoe Saldana, Evan Rachel Wood and Katy Perry all favor the 20’s inspired flapper  trend. These ladies know how to rock the flapper dresses subtle sexy silhouette.

Recently Katy Perry went for a head to toe flapper ensemble, complete with navel length pearls and a feather accessory.  She glowed in a rose colored Nolan Miller silk slip dress and vintage style headband. While her look is a bit costumey, she commits to her style and rocks the trend beautifully. If you want to try her fun flapper look without going overboard, try wearing just a few key elements of her ensemble, like the navel length pearls or the 20’s style headband.

Lea Michele recently donned a classy white flapper inspired Marchesa gown at the 2012 Peoples Choice Awards. Looking ever the 20’s vixen Lea paired her flirty dress with glittering heels and a bright pink lip color to help complete her playful look.  While her dress is clearly channeling the flapper era, the draping and accessories give it a modern edge. If you want to give her effortless flapper look a try, pair a fringed mini dress with glittery but understated heels.

Try The Trend Tips

So ladies if you’re thinking about rocking the Roxie Hart look, let us give you some advice so you avoid a flapper fashion flop.

Scalloping is a must-have in any flapper style, it’s flattering against the body and super feminine.  Also try adding art deco shaped earring to your look, they are the perfect accessory to pair with the flapper fad.

Don’t forget about your hairstyle. Hair is a very important factor in the flapper look, try curls or even a fun 20’s inspired headband to finish off your sexy jazzy style.