gatsby

LW Gatsby

i was so inspired by the visuals i saw in the great gatsby over the weekend, i knew i had to post first thing monday morning!  gatsby style is stunning, and i can't wait for it keep cropping up in fashion and home decor trends in the coming seasons.  who doesn't love the roaring 20s?!

as soon as the movie was over, i scribbled down a list of all the style motifs that were carried throughout the film.  then i did a little photo safari around the house to see what i could find that was very gatsby (can we use that as an adjective now, please?).  

gatsby style elements:

  • geometric shapes
  • black and white
  • gold everywhere!
  • emerald green
  • peacock feathers
  • cobalt blue
  • bling (on jewelry and on gowns)
  • black and gold!  and more geometric shapes...
  • gold rimmed barware
  • bold ROYGBIV colors
  • silk
  • crystal barware, crystal chandeliers
  • symmetry
  • wide stripes
  • pearls

not pictured, but also notable:

  • lace
  • mixed metals
  • bright whites
  • sheer billowy curtains
  • metallic confetti (can't wait to put this to use!)
  • thick, artistic eye shadow in bold blues and greens
  • layered jewelry
  • typewriter lettering + flower/patterned cursive
  • headbands (already bought one on etsy!)
  • 20s bob haircut (don't worry, i'm growing mine out) 
  • monograms (obvi)--as you can see from my custom LW monogram up top, there's even a warner bros. website where you can create your gatsby monogram.  click HERE for that.

my favorite fashion combo in the whole film was probably leo's cream sweater + carey's head scarf-- i swoon!  so simple, but so classic.  there is just too much happening in this photo.

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what's your favorite trend from gatsby style?  if you haven't seen the movie yet, please run out and watch it pronto!