Take a step back in time with a plus size flapper dress, plus size Gatsby dresses, or plus size costume inspired by the free-spirited women of the 1920s. Dance the Charleston in a tiered dress or shimmy and shake through The Great Gatsby’s mansion in complete vintage glamour with this grand variety of 1920s plus size dresses we found online. Daytime dresses, fun flapper dresses and long evening gowns are all included.
Don’t forget to add 1920s shoes (wide shoe sizes here), a shawl, headband, and jewelry to your plus size flapper costume — and most of all, have fun!
1920s Plus Size Flapper Dresses, Day Dresses
Amazing beaded or sequin dresses and long flowing Art Deco gowns drape over the body in effortless comfort. Bead-free non-flapper plus size day dresses flow with tiered layers or trim of delicate lace, perfect for weddings and tea parties.
Avoid the too snug modern fit and order up one or two sizes for the most accurate 1920s style. Most 1920s plus size flapper dresses had sleeves and a midi or long length too. Adding a scarf coat, shawl or wrap is one was to add sleeves to an otherwise sleeveless flapper dress.
Learn more about the history of plus size fashion in the 1920s and gather inspiration from real curvy women who lived in the 1920s.