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A GLAMOROUS LIFE: The ladies of Downton Abbey by Alexi Lubormirski for Harpers Bazaar UK August 2014

A GLAMOROUS LIFE: The ladies of Downton Abbey by Alexi Lubormirski for Harpers Bazaar UK August 2014

HISTORICAL LUSCIOUSNESS: The ladies of Downton Abbey are photographed by Alexi Lubormirski for Harper’s Bazaar UK August 2014…

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LUSCIOUS LIBRARY: My current book wishlist

Books about style and beauty

Looking for some luscious reading? Or a glamorous book for a gift? Here’s what’s on my current book wishlist relating to jetsetting, style, fashion, the 1920s, and high society…

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HISTORICAL STYLE: Maternity fashion across the ages

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Kate Middleton is clearly not the first woman to ever be pregnant: Take a look at maternity fashion from the last few hundred years…

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Gatsby style: Mansions of the Gilded Age including Newport, Rhode Island, and New York

I’m obsessed with the Gilded Age and Jazz Age, which explains why we’ve had so much coverage on Luscious of movies, TV shows, architecture and fashion from these periods in history, from Downton Abbey to The Great Gatsby. The lives of these ridiculously wealthy business people (in the US) and aristocracy (in the UK) fascinate me…

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Gatsby style: Embrace the lifestyle of “The Great Gatsby”

Live the Gatsby life - 1920s style

Obsessed with all-things Gatsby? Want to the live the life of Daisy Buchanan and Jay Gatsby? Keen to track down more about the book and film adaptations, and walk in the footsteps of F. Scott Fitzgerald? Then here’s our guide to the Gatsby trail

 

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Bling fling: Tiffany’s 1920s Gatsby-inspired collection of luscious jewelry

Here’s a look at some divine 1920s-inspired jewels from Tiffany & Co, the famed New York-headquartered jewellers, in honour of the new production of The Great Gatsby movie…

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Architecture: Beaux Arts and Art Deco style

William Howard Thompson House Illinois - Beaux Arts architecture style
The Great Gatsby was written in the early 1920s, so the design style of the time was Beaux Arts moving into Art Deco. Here’s a quick look at both styles of architecture and interior design…

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SHOP THIS LOOK: Gatsby interior style – Daisy Buchanan’s sitting room in The Great Gatsby movie

great gatsby movie set design - daisy buchanan sitting roomGREAT GATSBY INTERIOR STYLE: Excited about the style of newest The Great Gatsby movie, directed by Baz Luhrmann and designed by his wife, Catherine Martin?

Then here’s a look at the sitting room of Daisy Buchanan (played by Carey Mulligan) and how you can recreate this look in your own home…

 

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Historical style: Summary of our posts relating to The Great Gatsby and the 1920s

Black lace veil and luscious lips via mylusciouslife

Desperate for more Gatsby? Enjoy our extensive coverage related to The Great Gatsby, the 1920s and historical style…

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A ROMANTIC LIFE: Sophie Holmes by Pasquale Abbattista for Elle Germany June 2011

Sophie Holmes by Pasquale Abbattista -Golden Twenties - Elle Germany June 2011

Lovely whites, creams and beiges, and luscious pearls and silks inspire romance and vintage glamour in this 1920s-style editorial.

Think The Great Gatsby fashion mixed with The English Patient: Sophie Holmes by Pasquale Abbattista for Elle Germany June 2011

 

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Runway: Louis Vuitton Fall 2013 RTW collection

Louis Vuitton Fall 2013 RTW collection

Marc Jacob embraces 1920s nightwear in the Louis Vuitton Fall 2013 RTW collection

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SHOPPING: Inspired by The Great Gatsby

Longchamp Satchel - Gatsby Sport bag in yellow

If you’ve been inspired by our coverage of the 1920s and The Great Gatsby, you might like some of these related products…

 

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