After months and months of anticipation, The Great Gatsby finally hits theaters this weekend, bringing F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1920s-set story to life. With Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan as the stars of the film, sure, the acting will be fantastic, not to mention Baz Luhrmann’s eye-popping visual take on the novel. But here’s the big question: what are you going to wear to the viewing party? Bet you didn’t think about that one.
Thankfully, celebrities already picked up on the Roaring ‘20s trend and rocked it on the red carpet. Take a peek at some of the looks you need to wear when you're taken back in time by The Great Gastby.
Who doesn’t love a little sparkle and shine? Ladies back in the day certainly did, so beaded mini dresses are a must, just like Adelaide Clemens’.
Long pearls add a little something to a simple dress, like Kelly Rowland's. Extra points if you layer them up a bit!
Finger Wave Hair
Nothing says the 1920s more than finger wave hair! A simple trick with a curling iron lets the wave give anyone that retro feel.
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No, we’re not talking about the bohemian fringe we might spot at a music festival. But if you’ve ever seen a flapper dress you know what we’re talking about! To make the look a little modern, like Carolyn Murphy did at this year’s Met Gala, adding the feather fringe to the dress would be perfect for a Gatsby party.
Drop Down Dresses
A lot of the dresses back in the day featured the drop down look, and Jennifer Morrison’s at the Great Gatsby NYC premiere is even more fitting, considering the classic lace that goes with it!
Which 20s fashion trend will be rocking at your Gatsby viewing party?