15 Ways To Bring Out Your Inner Flapper Without Feeling Costumey

The Roaring '20s are way over, but thanks to The Great Gatsby fever, we've seen a definite uptake in flapper frocks, Mary Jane steppers, and Art Deco jewelry that shows no signs of stopping. The trouble, however, is that a mashup of those pieces can make you look like you're wearing a costume from your local costume store's clearance bin. The trick is to keep it simple, and we've got 15 drop-waist picks that serve as the perfect starting points.
From an inexpensive pleated frock from Forever 21 to an investment-worthy flared skirt from Donna Karan, the pieces ahead will allow you to channel a modern flapper without the Halloween vibes. So, go ahead, do the Charleston and click away!
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Frock and Frill Drop Waist Dress with Scallop Embellishment, $160.32, available at ASOS.
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Sass & Bide Traveller Lace Dress, $650, available at Sass & Bide.
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Love Sam Piping Drop Waist Tunic, $88, available at Free People.
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Joyelle Pleated Drop Waist Dress, $52.99, available at Ruche.
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Opening Ceremony Mace Dropped Flare Skirt, $330, available at Opening Ceremony.
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Mango Floral Print Flowy Dress, $79.99, available at Mango.
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Forever 21 Pleated Georgette Drop Waist, $16.99, available at Forever 21.
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Pim + Larkin Drop Waist Sueded Dress, $29.99, available at Piperlime.
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Levi's Drop Waist Dress, $88, available at Levi's.
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Nasty Gal Freeze Frame Dress, $30, available at Nasty Gal.
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MINKPINK The Lost Ones Drop Waist Dress, $48.50, available at Shopbop.
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Donna Karan Ribbed Stretch-Knit Flared Skirt, $895, available at Net-A-Porter.
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ASTR Drop Waist Shift Dress, $64, available at Nordstrom.

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