Guides on How To Dress For A 1920s Inspired Party


how to dress for 1920s party We are glad to see that people are slowly coming out of quarantine, which means we can start to have this or that party on the list. Themed parties centered on 1920s Great Gatsby costumes are very popular the recent years. Even though the roaring 20s happened a century ago, people are still captivated by this fabulous period in history. If you have a 1920s inspired party on the calendar, here’s the blog on how to dress yourself for a 1920s inspired party and make a statement at the night.


For dressing up for a 1920s themed party, it’s all about geared on a chic, sophisticated 1920s dress.
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To make your dress look more authentic 1920 style, fix your eyes on dresses with elements like geometric patterns, bold color, Egyptian aesthetic. During the age of 1920s, women fashion dresses were great impacted by Art Deco design.

1920s dress


During the 20s decade, Women also wanted to cut loose and wear dresses that were stunning from every angle.

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To look stylish and charming on the dance floor, dresses with short hemlines and glittering embellishments are their favourite.

1920s flapper dress

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Find a 1920s dress that both captures the elegance of the era and looks flattering on you can be an easy task. To recreate the 20s look, you can try on dresses in different lengths.

1920s dress


1920s dresses is all about relaxed silhouette and hemlines that extend just past the knee. Secure your eyes on soft fabric and ethereal overlays that can guarantee you a refined and enchanting look.

1920s dress

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To finish your 1920s look, proper heels play an important role. When it comes to shoes, ditch the sky-high stilettos and opt for something a little more sensible.

1920s heels

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Even though 1920s flappers were known for their over-the-top sense of style, they kept their footwear comfortable so that they could easily move and dance.

1920s heels

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Look for a low, stacked heel that adds a little lift but keeps you comfortable all night long. T-strap heels were popular during the 1920s and remain a fabulous option in the present day.

1920s heels

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If you are after a slightly more glam look, pick your heels with a lustrous metallic finish.

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To achieve an authentic 1920s look, you would not like to miss 1920s accessories. During the 20s decade, for the first time, women could afford expensive-looking jewelry and they started getting obsessed with accessories. To enhance your overall party ensemble, don’t forget accessories like earrings, necklaces and gloves.


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If you’re looking for something slightly more authentic, you really should secure your eyes on pearl necklaces. Strands on pearls are an iconic choice if you want to look like traditional interpretation of a flapper.

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Except for the jewelries, dainty chain-strapped handbags are also a must-have. To complete your look, pick a sequined handbag that perfectly matches your dress. Not only can it hold your money or lipstick during the party, it can perfect your Gatsby look.

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A shimmering headband will also put the perfect finishing touch on any 1920s inspired evening wear ensemble.

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1920s headbands

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HAIR & MAKEUP of 1920s

During the twenties, women opted for very short haircuts due to the prevalent social and cultural rebellion. The most popular hairstyles were the sleek bob, shingle cut, eton crop, cropped curls, and Marcel and Finger Waves. But if you’re not willing to chop off your locks, there are still plenty of ways to style your hair like a fabulous 1920s style icon. Wearing wigs can be one of your choice. Or simply gathering your hair in a low ponytail and pinning the ends under will also create a chic faux-bob effect.

When it comes to 1920s makeup, there’s really no need to go overboard. Women in that era were used to use the basics to elevate their natural beauty. To be a modern flapper, you can simply wear a few coats of mascara with dramatic black eyeliner, pairing with a dark red lip and a touch of blush. It is just so easy to capture the spirit of 1920s makeup.


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