Sunday, 19 April 2015

Dress Ups: Gatsby/The Roaring 20's

In all honesty what girl doesn't love playing dress ups?!? Of course once you have the costume bit sorted that is!!


Last night a friend had her 21st birthday party themed 'The Great Gatsby' from the roaring 20's. I organised my outfit and my Mums outfit with limited funds and we had a ball!


The event was held at The Shamrock Hotel in Bendigo which was a perfect location. The decor was very era appropriate; diamonds littered tabletops and feathers shot out of flower displays. It really felt like it could've been the 20's!
The balcony was gorgeous, unfortunately a bit cold for most however my neck fur kept me quite warm so I made the most of the beautiful view when I could.


The outfits I put together were quite easy once I knew what I was looking for and it was definitely the accessories that made the outfit. Most of the stuff I already had! The outfits at the party were quite diverse too! I was very impressed. Penguin suits, flappers, a Dick Van Dyke (from Mary Poppins) look a like, glamorous divas, Madaàms etc


My Outfit details:
 || Dress || no label || Opshopped for $2.50 (half price sale yay!)
 || Red Gloves || borrowed from Mum
 || Vintage Glomesh clutch || Opshopped for $10
 || Fishnet stockings (size 1x-3x) || We Love Colours || $10.50
 || Bandelettes (size E) || http://www.bandelettes.com/ || $15
 || Mary Jane tie up heels || Expression by Kmart || Opshopped for $3
 || Vintage red beads || Opshopped for $4
 || Fake fur neck scarf || Opshopped for $3
 || Headband || Opshopped for $1
 || Feather || Opshopped for $1
 || Lipstick || Face Of Australia || Ruby Delight 


Mums Outfit details
 || Dark blue/purple peplum || no label || Opshopped for $3
 || Black skirt || Sussans || Opshopped for $1.50 (half price sale)
 || Knitted Bolero || Autograph || Opshopped for $6.25
 || Fishnets, shoes & earrings || her own
 || Sequin & feather headpiece || Opshopped (cant remember price sorry)
 || Sequin flower brooch || actually a hairclip || Opshopped (also can't remember sorry)
 || Beads || Opshopped for $2


Unfortunately we didn't stay to paint the town red, instead we did thing in true Gatsby style and made off with jewels and the money! 


3 comments:

  1. what fantastic costumes! You killed it! <3 Love the fur neck piece too <3

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    1. Thanks Jacqui babe! I loved it and thought my DIY costume rocked too! I love dressups!! Who doesnt!!

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  2. Lovely Dressups! Do check out the new collection of Armani Collezioni

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