All the Inspiration You Need For the Perfect Flapper Girl Costume

We didn't know we wanted to be flapper girls this Halloween till we saw these pictures. So if you thought the costume was played out, you might just be eating your words when you scroll through the gorgeous images that make the '20s feel oh so hot right now. Plus, they're not all fringed flapper dresses; some are beautiful tributes to the decade's style with printed dresses and cloche hats that would make Lady Mary proud. And if you're not sold on a ladylike costume, feel free to borrow from the boys — whatever the look you're going for, it's all inside. Scroll through to draw from some seriously awesome Jazz Age street style.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Channel '20s-inspired charm with a sweet lace dress.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
Caroline Voagen Nelson

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Then adorn it with vintage jewels for maximum impact.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Add a pair of period-appropriate pumps to give it the right finish.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Transform a tiered dress into a costume with the right accessories.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

A vintage handbag lends a touch of the era without trying too hard.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Go all out flapper glam with a sequined, fringed dress.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

As always, layers of pearls will only make the costume more authentic.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Play it sweet with a feminine sheath and ladylike handbag.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Add round sunglasses and a cloche hat to perfect the '20s vibe.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Lady Mary, is that you?

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Keep the footwear on point with a pair of saddle shoes and sweet socks.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Embrace '20s elegance in a robe-inspired dress — and don't forget your parasol.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Keep it simple but downright sweet with a lace-trimmed dress and a straw hat.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Footwear like this isn't just perfect for the costume; your feet will thank you since they're so comfortable, too.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

With the right dress, guys can pull off the look, too. Feathers and fringe with all the right accessories make this a winning ensemble.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Layers of pearls are the perfect finish to the costume.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Enlist your friends and go as a group of the decade's performers.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

We can't get over her perfectly flirty flapper confection. From the gloves to the pearls, she's totally on point.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Opt for '20s romance in a long, easy dress.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

A strand of pearls and a headband are all the accessories you need.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

You'll look the part in a pretty lace dress and bolero like this, but you'll wear this way beyond Halloween, too.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Embrace your inner tomboy and opt for a look that's as cool as it is comfy.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Just throw on suspenders, a fedora, and a bow tie with the button-down and pants you already have in your closet — how easy is that?

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Embrace the ease of the decade with a kimono-style jacket and oxfords. Doesn't take much more than that — and a little inspired makeup and hair.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Give Daisy Buchanan a run for her money in allover florals, a wide-brim hat, and a bolero.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Finish it off with gloves and a handheld bag.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

What's more elegant than arriving at your Halloween costume party in a dress like this?

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Plus, you'll totally wear shoes like this again.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Up the ante of a thrift-store find with a great hat.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Just like that, a white dress pays homage to the '20s with the right hat and a pair of t-strap heels.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Deck out your printed dress with a fur collar, cloche hat, umbrella, and heels to transform it from basic to extraordinary.

Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration
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Flapper Girl Costume Inspiration

Details like these deserve a closer look.