Great Gatsby Couture Revisited!

GREAT GATSBY COUTURE! I have to admit that I went to see The Great Gatsby with Leonardo DiCaprio with the sole motive of checking out the costumes!  

OK, Leonardo was not that bad either!  I have always had a thing for the couture of the "Roaring Twenties", and have long enjoyed weaving in those influences in my work...especially the cloche hat!

There is something riveting about that era!  I read the two books my Grandmother Bessie May and her sister Blanche wrote about their youth during that era!  It was so cool to see photos of them with their newly cropped hairdos and hats....they created such a scandal with those new-fangled fashions! 

The Great War (W.W.1) had just ended, and Grandma lost her 2 year old and 20 year old brothers to the Spanish Influenza, so the 1920s must have been a welcome relief to all that horror!  I can clearly see why folks went wild for parties and fashion in that era!  Creating art couture is my own therapy against stress! 

Here are some great photos of modern Great Gatsby Couture that is revisited:

Can't you just see them doing the Charleston dance with those fringed dresses wildly sashaying???

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Some of our artist friend here in Chicago already had a party with everyone wearing Vintage 20's couture!  It really was fun!  

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I had the pleasure of doing a historic runway show with the singer, actress and model Tressa Thomas.  

My couture collection represented the best of historic 20th Century Couture, with a strong emphasis on the Roaring Twenties with a touch of Vintage inspired couture.  It was wild and wonderful!


Great Gatsby Couture inspired by the age of liberation! Symbolic of Couture Living Freedom.

That is why we use so much Roaring 20's styling in the j-na couture designs, it means something. ...

The liberation from the ready-made mentality and its destructive footprint on our souls and planet, to a NEW ECO-Friendly custom mindset! That is couture living!

Great Gatsby Couture inspired by the age of liberation! Symbolic of Couture Living Freedom.

We feel that a wonderful way to wear 20's inspired or Vintage Couture in our modern fashion forward times is:

We feel that a wonderful way to wear Great Gatsby Couture in our modern fashion forward times is: Mix time periods and Couture Accessories.

If you could pick a decade that speaks to your heart, which one would you choose?  Do you enjoy vintage movies from the 40's and 50's?  Or the Glamazon Hollywood glamour that spanned many decades?



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Did you know that you can now fully customize your couture accessories in a few minutes to be hand made according to your best styling, colors, and concept?
This is possible in our new online couture house!

Did you enjoy the "Flower Power" era of the 60s?  Or the crazy "Go-Go" boots and miniskirts from that time?  Were you influenced by the 80's fashion? (My kids hate that decade!)  


Then there was "Grunge" and Boho in the 90s......with fashion there is never a dull moment!  Which of these decades helped define you?  Couture and culture are so very much entwined.....do you have a favorite?



I adore combining historic time period fashions and various ethnic styles from this diverse planet we call home!  I would love to hear what you enjoy!

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