What should I wear to Gatsby night?
Combine with grooming a darker style jacket (possible pin stripes or gold buttons), cream colored pants, white or light-colored button up collared shirt, bow tie, dress shoes, boater hat and a matching pocket square (aka pocket handkerchief).
What should I wear to a 1920 speakeasy?
A black full dress suit or tails, worn to the opera or private parties. Cream dinner jacket or navy/black tuxedo, worn to nightclubs and evening parties. A black or navy daytime business suit, worn to less expensive seats at concerts, to the movies, or out dancing.
What is the dress code for a speakeasy?
Dress to impress. Leave the jeans and hoodie at home, as cocktail attire is required—and period attire encouraged—at The Speakeasy. Wear your finest vintage, break out the sparkly jewelry, and put on some dancing shoes, because it’s the Jazz Age!
Where can I find 1920s style dresses online?
I have found many formal 1920s style dresses online that are modern but with enough 1920s style to make them great choices for proms, black tie weddings, galas and other formal occasions (see below). My absolute favorite site is Unique-Vintage for 1920s reproduction beaded flapper dresses and twenties inspired prom dresses.
What makes a 1920s flapper dress unique?
Scalloped or uneven handkerchief hems made dresses unique and fringe trim along the bottom gave them some swing! The all fringe, very short “flapper” dresses most people identify with the 1920s were NOT worn in good company. These dresses appeared on show girls and other ladies of the night in the mid 1920s.
What did people wear in the 1920s for evening wear?
How to 1920s Evening Dress with accessories Women wore layers of long necklaces over their evening dresses such as strands of fake pearls and beads. Cuff bracelets in gold or silver were often worn with several going up the arm and around the bicep. Motifs of gold snakes, Egyptian cats, butterflies, and dragonflies were, especially in demand.
What kind of dress did they wear in 1921?
Cocktail dresses were almost always sleeveless and daringly short (from below the knee to mid-calf), although women often lengthened their hems a little bit for very formal occasions. 1921 Purple Robe de Style Evening Dress.