Shimmy and shake your way back to the roaring twenties, when The Great Gatsby threw elaborate parties with women dressed in their best flapper dresses. Fringe dresses, crystal headbands, feather boas, and T-strap shoes are more iconic 1920s styles, yet the decade had far more interesting fashions. Cheap costumes aside, you can get a Great Gatsby dress for day or evening parties that looks authentic yet is wearable for non-costume events too.
We searched our favorite Australian and New Zealand brands to find you the best beaded flapper dresses, Miss Fisher outfits, and women’s 1920s clothes for all your needs. Some global brands that ship to AU and NZ at reasonable cost are also included. For more international options, look at these flapper dresses, day dresses, shoes here.
Costumes.com.au – Cheap, fancy dress 1920s costumes and accessories
ASOS – A UK born fashion site for modern and vintage-inspired styles.
Vintage-now-clothing.com – Beaded 1920s flapper dresses
Jools Couture (AU)- Couture lingerie and sleepwear, 1930s Rivera collection, Paris collection (cute vintage), and burlesque.
Boohoo – Global brand Boohoo has affordable beaded and sequin dresses
Myer – Carries Papell brand dresses that are elegant and fun
Popping Candy (AU) – Cute flats and adorable heels for vintage-inspired dames in the AU, NZ and now USA.
Charlie Stone Shoes (AU) – Flats that look like heels. Many shops in the USA, UK and AU also carry them in-store to try on.
Sol Smile (AU) – Handmade flat oxford shoes
Bop Jonny’s (AU)- Largest selection of retro and swing dance shoes in Australia