Hey, I hope you will feel inspired by these visions. I used to have an intense need to be the center of attention style-wise, but spending time round this crowd has made me an awed observer. Michael Arenella's Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governor's Island is getting bigger every year, but at the core are a group of creative dressers who have immersed themselves in 1920s styling, dance and playful...
Presenting!They just make it look so easy.This dapper dandy is John. Czech out his style blog!
Beautiful outfits from the Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governor's Island this September!
Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra played old tunes so we could all do the Charleston with great abandon...
It happens again next June, y'all should come!
In my mind the gentleman is a poet, and she is his muse, Mondrianne.He wears his own line...Matching!McBryde...
She made this necklace herself!
My last post on the Met Gatsby party covered the bright young people who, in interpreting the theme, dressed romantically.
Here are a bunch more who introduced a modern edge, some unexpected details, a bit of fusion & eclectica...
And did it so well!
(Also, at a certain point it just devolves into me photographing boyz wearing suits...because this practice should be encouraged at all costs!)
"the sun don't know...
Who were the Bright Young People?
The most happening crowd of London's Jazz Age in the 1920s - the crowd that made stylish partying a way of life.
Sometimes we approach Bright Young Peopledom here in New York. The College Group at the Met threw a Gatsby party of such multifoliate glory recently that all who entered the Egyptian atrium gasped, "OMG!"
It was titled West Egg on the East Side. Candles lined...
Blackmarket Boo asks: Are we not all unicorns, searching for our cravat? Blackmarket's creative work for a boutique retail chain lets her travel the world to offer you style inspiration from the street. She has studied Classics, creative writing and oil painting at Cambridge University, Columbia University and the Aegean Center for Fine Arts in Greece. She lives in New York.