FlappersFlappers were a "new breed" of young Western women in the 1920s who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, listened to jazz, and flaunted their disdain for what was then considered acceptable behavior. Flappers were seen as brash for wearing excessive makeup, drinking, treating sex in a casual manner, smoking, driving automobiles and otherwise flouting social and sexual norms.
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/