Great Gatsby! 1920s Fancy Dress

It's coming, it's coming!! Have you caught "The Great Gatsby" fever yet? If not, you're about to: fashion magazine Vogue has the films leading female Carey Mulligan featured on their front cover this month. And the theme? The roaring 1920s costumes of course!

The timing is impeccable, as Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" -- is coming to cinemas near you mid-May. Yes, the man who brought us the magical Moulin Rouge appears to have done it yet again... With a Jay-Z soundtrack and Prada costumes - we cannot wait for this glamorous film to reach our screens

The Great Gatsby” follows would-be writer Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) as he moves to New York City in search of "living the American Dream". The film is set in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals and even looser women,of  glittering jazz, bootleg kings, and wild millionaires such as Jay Gatsby (Leonardo Di Caprio)....  And so Nick is thrown into a whole new world of the super rich, with his cousin, Daisy (Carey Mulligan) and her philandering, blue-blooded husband, Tom Buchanan (Joel Edgerton). As Nick delves deeper into his new life, he pens a tale of impossible love, incorruptible dreams and high-octane tragedy....

And if that isn't enough to get you excited - the film's wardrobe is pure and utter glamour from head to toe! 1920s fashion took a modern turn for women with shorter skirts and even trousers being addd into their daily wear!

Shift dresses, cloche hats and full hemlines, enabled women to kick up their legs in dances like the Charleston. If you love the glamour of the 1920s, then this is the perfect fancy dress theme for you! Get the look with our complete 1920s cosutmes, or simply accessorise your fave LBD with a pair of long black gloves, pearls and a cigarette holder.

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