The Flapper was first a poem by Dorothy Parker meaning young girls who flap there wings and fly. The flapper dress is extremely popular and easy to spot. It has a dropped waistline and no sleeves. Had a lot of fringe, sequins, and metallics.
Flapper dresses and Gatsby (deco) styles are still hot due to our obsession with Downton Abbey. Wear your drop-waist dresses with pride. Drink champagne and kick ass. Read updated article with pics from 2015: http://www.boomerinas.com/2013/06/26/flapper-fashion-trend-for-parties-cruises-weddings/