Last Updated on 11th May 2013


So, The Great Gatsby fever has well and truly gripped Britain, ahead of its UK release on May 16, and we couldn’t help but sneakily slide into the action a slice of decadent Twenties fashion.

With no less than 40 outfits from the film painstakingly slaved over by none other than the very high priestess of fashion herself, Miuccia Prada, we can’t begin to put into words the excitement we’re feeling on a sartorial level!

So, to celebrate the release of Baz Luhrmann’s reinterpretation of the F.Scott Fitzgerald classic, we’ve picked out our favourite pieces inspired by the Gatsby era. But we’re not talking literal, fancy dress-esque pieces here, rather separates that hark back to the Roaring Twenties, but with a fresh and wearable feel.

Capture Daisy Buchanan’s glamour with plenty of embellishment, art deco-inspired finishes and enough feather trims and luxe accessories to guarantee bagging your very own Jay Gatsby!

Shop our top Twenties picks below.


Tucker Gold Sequin Embroidered Cropped Jacket, £325, My Wardrobe: The perfect cover up with a retro feel; slip this over a slinky LBD and dance the night away.


Gedebe Mini Cliky Bijoux Snake Shoulder Bag, £422, Luisaviaroma: The Twenties were all about ornate accessories, and this bejewelled bag hits the spot!

River Island

Black Double Feather Shoulder Chain Cape, £30, River Island: A Twenties sartorial affair wouldn’t be complete without a smattering of feathers. Wear this atop a simple, drop-waist dress for maximum effect.


Drop Waist Ruffle Hem Dress, £95, Reiss: A classic Gatsby era silhouette, subtly updated for the 21st century woman.


Lanvin Dedale Silver-tone Swarovski Crystal Clip Earrings, £585, Net-a-Porter: We love the art deco vibe these earrings exude; perfect show stoppers for an evening look.

Miu Miu

Miu Miu Satin Pumps with Faceted Crystals, £610, My Theresa: We can’t think of a better pair of heels to practice our best Charleston moves in!
Isabel Marant

Isabel Marant Petula Embellished Chiffon-silk Dress, £1,730, Matches: Embellishment was a key part of the Twenties look;  we love the simple silhouette and heavy collar detail of this Isabel Marant number.

RIsland hair chain

 Gunmetal Tone Embellished Hair Chain, £15, River Island: Make like Carey Mulligan, aka Daisy Buchanan, and adorn yourself with a head-turning headpiece (pardon the pun).

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