The Great Gatsby was one of my favorite reads in high school. There’s a possibility I should have been a 20’s baby – just sayin’. With the release of the Gatsby film, the throwback theme is ever-present and perfect for us that adore its upscale sophistication. What makes it such a distinctive era is, yes, the jewels. Diamonds and pearls. Feathers and tassels. Headpieces and blinged brooches. There has not been another decade like it. Australian costume designer, Catherine Martin, was able to translate the feel of the age of the flapper to the big screen. The movie’s collection of intricate pieces, provided by Tiffany & Co., can be considered another Gatsby character.
Below, Catherine Martin tells the story of key jewelry selections for the film.
So, as we see ladies wearing more of these:
We’ll think of them: