Some people say that in hard times we revert back in time for comfort and re assurance. This trend is reflected in one of the trends for SS12. The 1920s made a strong appearance in several designer's collections shown at fashion week. The upcoming release of The Great Gatsby has also had influence, so expect to see a high number of head scarves and fascinators hit the stores following the release of this classic film.

Expect to see dresses with looser fit and added sparkle. You don't have to go overboard with this trend, don't get put off by the very 'flapper style' dresses - this trend will filter down onto the high-street and therefore be toned down, but here are some of the designer collections to inspire you!

This trend links into the pastel trend that we will be talking about in the coming weeks so keep posted for more updates!

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 Flapper inspired dress from Ralph Lauren

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 Straight silhouette from Marc Jacobs

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 1920s glam by Zac Posen

Stay tuned to find out how the this trend has filtered onto the high-street and the best ways to wear it.

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