The 1920′s were a glamorous era before the tragedy of The Great Depression ensued. Famous for large fur stoles, sequins, fringed frocks, and vintage flapper style, the 20′s had a unique style that was embodied in the film adaptation of the novel The Great Gatsby directed by Baz Luhrmann. For the film, designer Miuccia Prada gathered looks from 40 years of the Prada and Miu Miu archives.
A well-curated library is as important to the fashionable man as his record or movie collection. These great novels prominently feature idols and/or ideals of style and speak not only to what it means to be a man but what it means to be a man of taste. Refine your summer reading list with these 13 essential tomes.
Baz Luhrmann‘s $125 million adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s The Great Gatsby will no doubt be the most stylish movie of the year thanks in large part to Oscar-winning costume designer Catherine Martin‘s collaboration with Fitzgerald’s haberdasher of choice, Brooks Brothers.
- Business card. Of. The. Summer! You may have just met him…and this could be crazy. But here’s his biz card — call this guy maybe? [Paper]
- The Great Gatsby trailer has finally premiered and one thing is obvious: the costumes are great and gasp-y. Trailer after the jump! [Huff Po]
It’s been a week chock-full of Mother’s Day gift guides here at FashionIndie, and we showed you what to buy for all types of moms from the gay dad to the mob wife. Today, it’s all about giving back while gifting the favorite lady in your life. Whether she wants earrings or a new iPhone case, check out these rad accessories with a conscience after the jump.
They’re sweeping up at the award shows and stealing everyone’s hearts, and the cast of The Artist is shining under a spotlight that grows brighter each day. But behind the Oscar nod for Best Picture (among many other nominations it has received) is that killer fashion from the 1920s — flapper, avant garde, art deco glam. And The Artist isn’t alone – think about how Midnight in Paris, Boardwalk Empire and soon enough The Great Gatsby are full of 1920s fashion glam. Here are a few ways to channel it.