Columns
10 years on Image

10 years on

March 2009, Issue 40
Read more >>

Away from the desk Image

Away from the desk

The little bent tree
Read more >>

Chamber update Image

Chamber update

The Summer Campaign
Read more >>

Docklander Image

Docklander

Mona’s enjoying her upside down life
Read more >>

Docklands Secrets Image

Docklands Secrets

Politician disrespects us
Read more >>

Fashion Image

Fashion

Top five street style trends
Read more >>

Health and Wellbeing Image

Health and Wellbeing

Flexibility, mobility and wellbeing
Read more >>

Letters Image

Letters

Well done Sam
Read more >>

New Businesses Image

New Businesses

70 years later, family business still suits
Read more >>

Owners Corporation Law Image

Owners Corporation Law

Boom, boom, bust and out -
Read more >>

Pets Corner Image

Pets Corner

She’s the boss, and I like it!
Read more >>

SkyPad Living Image

SkyPad Living

Energy vulnerable vertical villages?
Read more >>

Street Art Image

Street Art

Goodbye from Blender Studios
Read more >>

We Live Here Image

We Live Here

Cladding, short-stays and rooming
Read more >>

Fashion - June 2013

28 May 2013

Gatsby Glamour

With the release of the ‘Great Gatsby’ this month, all heads are turning towards the red lips, fringing and flapper fashions on screen.

To maintain the classy approach to 1920’s dressing it’s best not to throw on all the pearls, feathers and beading you have hanging in your closet – you’ll end up looking like a bad Madonna wannabe from the eighties.

The key is glamour – incorporating an element of the twenties into contemporary sleek 2013 silhouette. For men, this means donning a tuxedo and a crisp bow tie, but for women – things can be a bit more playful. Pop on a head piece for instant accent piece and take cues from Catherine Martins stunning creations on screen for Daisy Buchanan.

A drop waist dress is also a classic piece from the era and easy to combine into a modern wardrobe. Pare it back so not to look as if you are actually in costume – the less beading the better. Worn with classic lace stockings and you’ve got a 1920’s knockout.

The easier option is to throw on a long strand of pearls or a large pair of sparkling art deco diamond earrings (no need to buy real diamonds and pearls - just act as if they were real).

Aim for evoking the era of the 1920, rather than being an extra on set and you’ll end up all glamour with none of the garish.

Stay in touch with Docklands. Subscribe to FREE monthly e-Newspaper.

You must be registered with Docklands News to be able to post comments.
To register, please click here.

Docklands is Beautiful