Black Sequin & Fringe Plus Size Flapper Costume
- Headband w/ Feathers
- 100% polyester
- Sleeveless pullover tank dress has scoop neck edged with silver sequins
- Black Sequin & Fringe Plus Size Flapper
- Elongated bodice has solid lining with semi-sheer sequined overlay
- Dropped-waist skirt has 2 tiers of fringe over sequin knit base layer
- Silver sequined elastic headband has tuft of black feathers
When we think of the 1920s, we think of a wholesome period in our history. The war was over, the economy was healthy, and people used phrases like, "It's the bee's knees!" Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton were making people laugh, Rudolph Valentino was making women swoon, and silent movies were all the rage. Times were innocent and care-free, right?! Well, not exactly. Behind the scenes, down dark alleys and away from the pages of history books, were the bootleggers and rumrunners, the burlesque and the flappers, all taking fun to the next level.
Prohibition may have been signed into law on January 16, 1919, but that didn't stop this fun-loving -- and profit-minded -- group from getting their party on. You could head over to a speakeasy, a blind pig, or a juice joint and imbibe alcoholic beverages on the sly while listening to some hot jazz tunes. Oh, and dance. There was a lot of dancing in scandalously short skirts. You couldn't do the Charleston or the Lindy Hop in your mother's proper ankle length dress. You needed room to jump, kick, and ... well ... hop!
This black tank dress is reminiscent of the classic flapper garb with its sparkly sequins, two tiers of fringe, and a feathered headband. Just add lots of long necklaces and a feather boa, you'll be ready to jump and jive! Alcohol optional.
|2X||Dress Length||36 1/2"||93cm|
|6X||Dress Length||39 1/4"||100cm|
|7X||Dress Length||39 1/2"||100cm|
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- Awesome Flapper dress!!By Current Customer | January 9, 2017We purchased this dress in multiple colors for our high school musical. Quality was great and sizes were true to the description. The girls love them!!!Was this review helpful to you?Monster Responds...These are extremely popular for that very event, and I'm happy to hear that the students were thrilled with them!
- Just okBy Nicole | December 1, 2020Size 5XFit well. Material felt cheap and sequins looked cheap. Worked as a one time Halloween costume but if you’re looking for something fancy, like a great gatsby dress- look elsewhereBottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend.Was this review helpful to you?
- Five StarsBy Aimee73 | September 18, 2020Size 1XFit great an good quality. Really cuteWas this review helpful to you?Monster Responds...Thanks for letting us know how this flapper costume worked for you! What a great way to roll in the 20s!
- FLAPPERBy JOHNNIE | October 3, 2019BOUGHT THIS DRESS FOR MY SISTER AND SHE LOVES IT.Was this review helpful to you?
- Two StarsBy Current Customer | November 28, 2018Ordered dress for an event. The dress didn't work out as planned. Wanted to return only to discover there is a 18% re-stocking fee and it takes 2-4 weeks to process. That is unacceptable to me. Will be keeping the dress but will not be ordering from halloweenCostumes.com anymore.Was this review helpful to you?
- Five StarsBy Current Customer | November 17, 2018Fit and looked greatWas this review helpful to you?
- Beautiful but bigBy Current Customer | January 18, 2017I order this in white but they only had it in plus size 3 . I needed a tad bigger so I got a 6x in black I could've use the 5x I like things loose . But I had a ball and my grlfriend brought and wore the white . I was happy and comfortableWas this review helpful to you?
- Black with silver accents flapper dressBy Current Customer | October 20, 2016Great costume! Fantastic fit. Got lots of compliments! Will wear it again! I will order from here again. Quick delivery! 5 stars!Was this review helpful to you?