It’s no secret that The Great Gatsby has been having a distinct influence on fashion design – indeed after the film’s many delays, it’s an inspiration that seems to have been going on for several seasons. However, now it’s not just the designers who are loving Gatsby’s 1920s sartorial notes, but real shoppers are seeking out the best in Roaring 20s style. EBay has confirmed that they have seen an uptick of 530% in Gatsby related womenswear sales over the past year – and this before Baz Luhrmann’s spectacular has even opened in theatres.
Carey Mulligan in Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby
So in light of this evidence, we thought it might be useful to offer some pointers for anyone looking to party 1920s style. Click through the gallery below to see the best of The Great Gastby fashion – and remember, its not about looking like you’re on the way to a costume soiree – this is all about making the Prohibition era’s look work for now. Click through the gallery below to see our tips on making Gatsby work for 2013.