Now This Is How You Bring One Of The Most Loved Novels Of All Time To Life…

Sure, we loved the gorgeous 1920s costumes in Baz Luhrmann's recent adaptation of The Great Gatsby, but it's Mia Farrow's flapper-girl wardrobe from the original 1974 film that really gets our hearts beating.

The gorgeous, billowing dresses managed to hide the fact that Mia was pregnant during the shoot – no wonder the film won an Oscar for Best Costume Design.

And the movie can also be credited for turning Ralph Lauren into a huge brand. Robert Redford’s beautiful, tailored suits are to die for. If only men dressed like this now. Sigh.

Come, take a look and see how it’s done…






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