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Glitter + Gatsby

I remember when I first heard that Baz Lurhmann was recreating The Great Gatsby for the big screen – I was beyond excited. First of, the man is a visual genius, so you know that no matter what it’s going to be a spectacular overdose of glamour – from the sets to the costuming.

As if that weren’t enough, you add in a story itself that’s captivated us all for decades, and there’s really no excuse not to throw a Gatsby party, if only for the excuse to play a little dress up…

mario testino for vogue gatsby shoot

I’ve seriously been contemplating putting a fabulous fête together, and have had tons of ideas swirling in my head, but the best part of course, would be what to wear! Nothing but the very best sparkles would do…

gatsby inspired outfitting coco+kelley

And only in total excess – after all, it is Gatsby…

*shop : 1. vintage sequined hat // 2. selena dress // 3. erickson beamon earrings // 4. gold pave disc ring // 5. anya hindmarch clutch // 6. kate spade navy charm heel

*photo : mario testino for vogue via dustjacket attic