Flapper Dresses and 1920s Costume
If you are looking for the most authentic looking 1920s Flapper Dresses, then Express Yourself Costume Hire in Southampton Hampshire is the place for you!
Express Yourself stock lots of beautiful Flapper Dresses and other styles of the early 20th Century in lots of sizes. We have lovely full nice quality boas, feather head dresses, cigarette holders, costume jewellery and all the accessories you would expect in order to really look the Gangster Moll part.
Here is a little history of the Flapper Dress to set the scene.
Socio economic changes that occurred during the First World War 1914-18 and became accepted, changed the role of women in a way that no amount of campaigning by a few liberated ladies could have achieved.
The 1920s costume history image in our minds of a woman of the ‘Roaring Twenties’ is actually likely to be the image of a Flapper Dress. Flappers did not truly emerge until 1926. Flapper fashion embraced all things and styles modern. A fashionable flapper had short sleek hair, a shorter than average shapeless shift dress, a chest as flat as a board, wore make up and applied it in public, smoked with a long cigarette holder, exposed her limbs and epitomised the spirit of a reckless rebel who danced the nights away in the 1920s cool Jazz Age.
The French called the flapper fashion style the ‘garçonne’.
The Express Yourself Flapper Costumes are genuinely high quality with many unique touches rarely found anywhere else. Our range is both in the smaller a fuller figure size range so no one is left out.
The shop has one of the largest selections of high quality Historical 1920s costumes both for men and women outside of London. There are great Gangster Suits for your partner too so why not go as a matching costume pair?
Express Yourself is based in Southampton Hampshire and close to the motorway network. The shop is very unique with a myriad of themed costume departments.
Come along and enjoy our friendly experienced staff.
Prices for Flapper Dress hire start from around £20.00
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The shop is very handy for the M27 and close to Fareham, Winchester, Eastleigh, Portsmouth and the rest of Hampshire. There is free parking right outside the door for your convenience.
Phone us here 02380 560990
Here is our post code SO31 5AN
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