Inspiration: Roaring 20s


Recently I went to Barnes and Nobles to pick up a few rainy day reads and came across a shopping tote with the cover of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby.” I knew I had to have it. The lure of the flapper era is unflappable. Check out the ready-t0-wear lines for Fall and next Spring and you’re still likely to find bold detailing, drop waists and flowing layers. The Siesta Key University Jazz shirt channels the boldness and immense energy of the Roaring 20s without

 

Pictured Clockwise:

Siesta Key University Jazz Shirt (www.siestakeyuniversity.com), Artwork by Mary Andrews (http://www.fiberartsnetwork.org/Mary_Andrews.htm), Mia Farrow in the Great Gatsby, Vintage Flapper Picture, Alberta Ferretti  Fall 2011, Chanel Resort 2012, Some of the 20s inspired stuff from atop my dresser (Gatsby Bag (Barnes and Nobles, $1.99), Some glam golden items: sparkly headbands from Anthropologie, $38 (no longer available), Vintage Gold Wallet, Vintage Cigarette Case/Lighter, Glasses from a Moet party in Paris, 1945 copy of Great Gatsby, Fallper by Joshua Zeitz), Vintage Flapper Picture, Drew Barrymore in Alberta Ferretti, Vintage cover of Life Magazine

 

 

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