A little over a week to Halloween, hopefully some costume ideas are coalescing for everyone. Perhaps you’re ahead of the curve and already have your costume planned, purchased and prepped… but for those of us who tend to procrastinate, we’ve pulled together some perfect pieces to create the ideal flapper Halloween costume.
Going for a Great Gatsby look? Unique Vintage is kinda one-stop shopping. I could honestly have posted every single one of their flapper dresses, I love ‘em all! Plus they range in price from under $100 for the more costume-y kind, to about $2-300 for those incredible glass beaded beauties that you will wear for special occasions again and again. Take a look:
Right? I would like them all, please. I will change into a different dress every half hour, all day on Halloween. DECADENTLY GATSBY STYLE!
Modcloth also has some excellent flapper shoes if you need something to match/enhance your flapper costume. There’s the gorgeous silver Night in Napier heel:
Simply stunning, perfect deco details and an authentic low flapper heel. But if you need a little more height, a little more oomph, check out the S’Marvelous Heel (in black or red):
And don’t forget you can always browse the rest of the site for our previous posts to help with stuff like 1920s makeup ideas or art deco Hollywood inspiration. Hope everyone has a very happy Halloween!
I came across these incredible 1920s headbands and accesories by Gibson Bespoke recently and couldn’t wait to share them with you guys. (It looks like they also have an Etsy shop with the same collection in American pricing here: WillowMoone: Gibson Bespoke). But yup, I had to post these designs because… wow. Just wow.
The collections include 1920s style headbands, all kind of deco bridal jewelry, necklaces, fascinators… they are art deco perfection, and in my most humblest of opinions, if you’re planning a 1920s wedding or glamorous art deco anything, you’ve got to at least take a look. Click the thumbnails for larger images!
Looking for 1920s wedding makeup inspiration? Pretty easy now, right? I love this brave new world of Pinterest and Tumblr and Google image search, and the ease with which you can find and collect the perfect images (back in MY day we had no such tools, young ladies! AND we had to walk ten miles to school in the snow! Harrumph.). And these days you can just stumble on a perfect image like this:
Love! One thing I do not love, however, is the fact that all this distribution and reblogging and repinning and reuploading means oftentimes the images float around with no credits attached, no source connected. Which is wrong! And which is why I try to track down the original source of anything we post. Like these (amazing, incredible, stunning, perfect) photos, which I found floating around in the Pinterest ether with no sources or info….
But I tracked them down! I found ‘em. (I think.) Looks like they went up at WeddingBells, which is how I found the credits (Photography by Carlyle Routh. Styling by Vanessa Taylor. Makeup & hair by Michelle Rosen for TRESemme Hair Care/judyinc.com. Makeup & hair assistant: Earl Simpson for judyinc.com.) and info on the gowns and jewelry which you can find by clicking through to their original post. Gorgeous! Many thanks to the creators of these images, lovely 1920s makeup inspiration!