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Saturday, 18 May 2013

1920's Great Gatsby Theme

The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald that follows a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922.
Fitzgerald, inspired by the parties he had attended while visiting Long Island's north shore, began planning the novel in 1923 desiring to produce, in his words, "something new — something extraordinary and beautiful and simple and intricately patterned."

Since the now release of the film remake by Baz Luhrmann, we again fell in love with all things 1920's. We even went in search for our copy of the F.Scott Fitzgerald novel to soak up the intriguing and powerful story!

With this in mind, we decided to schedule a 1920's inspired photo shoot for our other business venture La Belle Vita Photography and we are already in the planning stage to ensure that it will be a stunner!

The 1920's themed wedding is an elegant yet daring affair and is a definite to consider when you start making all the wedding plans. You can play with colours, flowers, crystal, pewter and silver, feathers, pearls and garlands and even add your own touch. Anything and everything goes! We love the variety!

Your dress can be all lace or satin with beading and glitter and you can round off your look with some elegant yet extravagant make-up, hair pieces and veils. Oh the possibilities are endless and the looks you can create plenty.
You can make use of lace gloves, pearls, hats and vintage shoes to compliment your look. This will be a day to remember.

For your reception you can use a jazz band to play all the clasics by composers such as Ben Bernie, Jimmie Rodgers, Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong. Your guests will be on their feet all night.

As part of this post, we want to share the inspiration and movement with you. Happy planning!


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  2. Every photograph is awesome. It took me two years back at my wedding day when I reserved Denver venues and also selected the best wedding gown. The day was wonderful as same as yours. Thanks for sharing!

  3. I love it all, Thank you for all the great inspirations!!!