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

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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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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

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

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FOOT FETISH: Bionda Castana “Zelda” patent buckle brogue

BIONDA CASTANA ZELDA PATENT BUCKLE BROGUE

I’m loving this tribute to Zelda Fitzgerald: Here are the Bionda Castana “Zelda” patent buckle brogues, a creamy low-mid androgynous heel which would work wonderfully with fab pants, a 1920s-style blouse and a collection of vintage books under your arm…

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Fascinating folk: Zelda Fitzgerald

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Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald is probably one of the most interesting characters in the 20th century. She was an icon of her age, dubbed ‘the first American flapper’, and married to one of the most famous and influential writers of the time, F. Scott Fitzgerald, whose work we now call ‘quintessential’.

Yet Zelda struggled her whole life with the expectations of society, and wanted nothing more than to be recognised as an artist in her own right… Continue reading »

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Historical style: A 1920s cocktail party

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Here at Luscious, we’re terribly excited about Baz Lurhmann’s The Great Gatsby. It’s coming out in just four weeks (four weeks!), and to celebrate, we’re throwing a 1920s cocktail party.

Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald are two of our current favourite people here at Luscious. They were icons of their time, playing hard and partying harder. As their friend Ring Lardner once said, “Mr Fitzgerald is a novelist and Mrs Fitzgerald is a novelty.” Continue reading »

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Famous folk at home: F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald in Great Neck, Long Island, New York

6 Gateway Drive in Great Neck Estates, Long Island

F. Scott Fitzgerald lived with his wife Zelda Fitzgerald at 6 Gateway Drive in Great Neck Estates, in King’s Point on Long Island, New York, from 1922-1924s, and based West Egg in the book, The Great Gatsby, on Great Neck/King’s Point, and the neighbouring East Egg was modelled on the more affluent Sands PointContinue reading »

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Luscious loves: F Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby

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I first read F Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby when I was 17. I know it’s corny to say that a book changed my life, but that’s what happened…

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