Since flappers popularized the fringe dress in the 1920s, the look really hasn't really gone out of style. The fringe created movement as they shimmied on the dance floor to their jazz favorites. It was later popular in the 1960s and '70s with the go-go girls (see: Nancy Sinatra and her famous father in the inspiration board below), and even still today. I think a lot of it has to do with the relevance of the look in cinema, in films as recent as Midnight in Paris and The Artist -- and of course there's the release of The Great Gatsby to look forward to at the end of the year.
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