Costume Inspiration – The Great Gatsby

With all the hype surrounding Baz Luhrmann’s latest fantastical movie, the demand for all things 1920′s has increased within the costume industry. Sophisticated glamour oozes from the newest adaptation of Fitzgerald’s ‘The Great Gatsby‘ – an ideal base of inspiration for a costume or themed party.

The Great Gatsby Fancy DressVisit the website for the stunning Leg Avenue Shooting Star Costume – available in sizes UK 8-12.

Carey Mulligan’s hair has been perfectly coiffured into Daisy’s signature face framing style. Don’t have a pixie cut? No problem – opt for the uber popular 1920′s Cabaret style wig, ideal for this period;

Liza Minnelli 1920's WigTo perfect the make up look in this genre, think soft lines and shimmery effects on both the eyes and cheeks. The following make up tutorial takes you through, step by step, achieving the doll-face Carrey Mulligan look with ease.

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