How to Dress for a Great Gatsby Inspired Party

This month’s “How to” comes about because Mother’s Day weekend has become Heritage Weekend here in Ballarat and the Fashion Mister and I were off to attend a Jazz Night! So naturally, today is “How to Dress for a Great Gatsby Inspired Party”. We have another Great Gatsby inspired event to attend at the end of the month…opening night showing in a beautiful old art deco theater, luckily I have a whole other outfit to wear that night!

For dancing on a Saturday night to all our favourite 1920s jazz, this is the look I went with.

The Look: I’m not sure I could have been much more inspired by the 20s and The Great Gatsby! The dress is a burgundy brocade, 20s inspired piece I bought on eBay ages ago, I’ve had the silver brocade wrap and handbag since before I left the USA and the head scarf is an op shop find from about a month ago. When all brought together  with a couple of strands of pearls, a drop necklace and some black art deco earrings, I think it turned out alright.

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It’s really just the shoes that aren’t quite right but they were good for a night of dancing!

I’m looking forward to the Opening Night Party but this may be the best Great Gatsby look I have.

What do you think? Roaring 20s or boring 20s?


About astimegoesbuy

Just a middle-aged woman with a love of fashion trying to have a purchasing fast. Spending 90 days dressing out of what is already in the wardrobe.If I can't shop for clothes, I may as well write about clothes! View all posts by astimegoesbuy

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