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Article: From Flapper Chic to The Great Gatsby...

From Flapper Chic to The Great Gatsby...
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From Flapper Chic to The Great Gatsby...

"In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different" - Coco Chanel Do you crave the Great Gatsby look? Want to know more about flapper girls, get the bobbed hair of Louise Brooks, or indulge in the timeless style of Coco Chanel and Molyneux? With the recent release of The Great Gatsby movie and the resurgence of interest in all things ‘20s, here comes a timely style title on ‘20s inspired dressing – with an intriguing difference!

Dress the 1920s: From Flapper Chic to The Great Gatsby by Julie Burns is an inspired and quirky combination of vintage guide and self-makeover manual. It spans social history highlights to ‘20s image and fashion instruction, and is packed with tips from sourcing and shopping to styling and storing. It all adds up to a fun and focused must-have for all style and culture lovers. From the continuing global success of period productions like The Great Gatsby, Downton Abbey and Boardwalk Empire, the remarkable style of the roaring ‘20s enjoys resonance today. With today's worldwide interest in vintage in mind, vintage aficionado, writer and stylist Burns, has created the first in a series of decade dedicated dressing guides — guides that are both accessible and informed in approach. As invaluable for the vintage virgin as for the purist; the serious collector and the dabbler; the fashionista to the student on a shoestring, and those in search of alternative yet timeless style, it ticks all today's boxes for practical advice on budget-friendly, investment dressing that's eco-conscious yet exclusive, and as individual as you are. Download the ebook here and get that 1920s look! Shop LBD's finest Gatsby Glamour dresses here, and take a peek at our top Great Gatsby inspired dresses below...

Left to right: Elliot Claire Green Chiffon Prom Dress with Silver Jewels. £335; Lipstick Boutique Blossom Dress in Nude, £75; Rise Fashion Annie Party Dress in Teal, £65.

Left to right: Ruby Ray Beaded Flapper Dress in Navy, £215; Danilo Gabrielli Elegant Silk Bustier Dress, £720; Fount Blue Midi Dress, £49.

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