Great Gatsby Style

This week sees the release of one of the most highly anticipated films of the year. After years in development, The Great Gatsby finally graces our cinema screens from Thursday. The film centres on Jay Gatsby, an enigmatic man who seemingly has the perfect life. He enjoys all the riches in the world and a never ending stream of parties, yet is tortured by unrequited love. Through narrator Nick Carraway, a naive newcomer to the exclusive Long Island social set, we are transported into a world of 1920s decadence.

The screenplay is adapted from the classic novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and emphasises the culture of excess that was at its peak in the 1920s. With a stellar cast, a controversial soundtrack, and Baz Luhrmann – a director notorious for his exuberant energy and dramatic aesthetic (we all remember the the 60-foot gold elephant in Moulin Rouge) – at the helm, this screen adaptation promises to be an explosion of colour and extravagance. We can’t wait to see it.

Unsurprisingly, the film’s release has brought about a revival of 1920s style, and everything from art deco interiors to flapper girl fashion is back in vogue. Inject some 1920s style into your home and wardrobe with our edit of Gatsby-inspired pieces:

Postcard set themed by Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby Postcard Set by Literary Emporium

Great gatsby themed quote print

The Great Gatsby Book Page quote by Wall Envy Art

art nouveau style wedding invitation

Peacock Art Deco Wedding Invitation by Majik Moments

Mirrored 1920's style table

Art Deco Dining Table by Out There Interiors

Art deco style wine cabinet

Art Deco Wine Cabinet by Out There Interiors

Wall print inspired by great gatsby book cover

‘The Great Gatsby’ Poster by The Literary Gift Company

Art deco style poster

1920s Art Deco Print by I Love Retro

Great Gatsby inspired Jewellery

The Great Gatsby Bow Tie Necklace by Literary Emporium

art deco style earrings

Art Deco Pharoah Earrings by Wongsam Design

Twenties style shoes

Carmen Satin T bar Platform Shoes by Rachel Simpson

1920's hat

Iris 1920s Staw Cloche Hat by Lizzie Locke Millinery

1920's style feather headband

Ruby Deco Ostrich Feather Headband by Britten

art deco inspired earrings

Deco Skyscraper Earrings by Silk Purse, Sow’s Ear

twenties style bag

Percy Silver Beaded Deco Silk Bag by Britten

art deco style earrings

Art Deco Rhinestone Stud Earrings by Gama Weddings


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