Miuccia Prada designs dresses for The Great Gatsby

Sparkling dresses, feathered accessories and glorious debauchery…The Great Gatsby just got even better

Despite being pushed until next year, I am still very excited about this film! And in even more exciting news, one of my favourite designers is working on the costumes for it! reworked 40 dresses from the Prada and Miu Miu archives to create costumes – and can you imagine how fab they will be?

“I usually try not to literally reference periods in my work, because that’s not the way I think,” Prada told US Vogue. “But when I worked on the costumes, I realised how many pieces would become very Twenties with a little intervention and another point of view.”

We haven’t seen them yet, but watch this space!

I love 20s fashion and earlier this year featured some of my favourite finds, have a look for yourself:

1) Jamaica Pink Heels, £55 at Topshop

These are perfect for dancing the night away in aren’t they? Love the glittery sparkle, which is reminiscent of Miu Miu’s boots.

2) Topshop Antique Gold Sequin Cape, £47 at eBay

This little gold number is ever-so-20s, and I think if you wear it with a little black dress, you can add a real touch of elegance to your outfit. There might just be one of these on eBay, but if you have a search, you can find quite a lot similar on there.

3) Flapper dress, £16 (!) ASOS

Quintessential for any 20s outfit, the flapper dress is the key statement when going all Gatsbyfied. I like this modern twist on the flapper dress and wanted to share the back of the dress with you too – a detail too often missed.

4) Nude Feather Clutch, £25 at ASOS

This would look beautiful with a white dress, and great for a wedding or christening? I think it can definitely take you through to autumn/winter too for evening soirees.

5) White Cloche Hat, £30 at Christys Hats

This is was all the rage in the 20s, and women used this to show off their short bobs etc. I think it looks great paired with a modern-day outfits, so you don’t look like you’re in costume.

 What do you think of the 20s trend? Is it something you would wear? What do you think about the items I chose?

Sarah Betty xx

  • Hazel

    I’m so excited about this film, I have high hopes that it will be one to add to my DVD collection, to watch time and time again on lazy Sunday afternoons.
    I like all of the pieces here, I especially like the hat. I live the indulgence and embellishment that comes with this era.

  • Becky | lifestyleflash.com

    HOW is that dress £16?!

    I need it!