the Gatsby look: coming soon to a retailer near you or a catalog in your mailbox

The Gatsby look is at its best with a  musical accompaniment , even if your dancing shoes don't have ankle straps and real leather soles.

Versions of the look, diluted to varying weak tinctures, will apparently be very big for fall and winter. Winter and festive holiday dress will give the factories something to do with all the leftover sequins and spangles from last winter. No argument there. And the look is great in motion.

I wanted to discuss accessorizing the Gatsby look with Art Deco jewelry.  However,  a quick romp sans rompers through Ebay suggests that souls more prescient and more prosperous than I have been there ahead of me, and have gone home with anything I might suggest.

Fortunately, there's a lot left elsewhere, pictorially speaking anyway, and a lot of it is astoundingly alike and available at varying price points.  For example,

the blue and green triangle necklace with golden "explosions" is from GemmaRedux and will retail at about $412. The black enamel triangle necklace is from Madewell and retails at about $38. Madewell also has a multi-color version of this one.  I couldn't find a mid-point version of the triangle necklace, but the one below is from Anthro and retails at $68. There are lots more around, these are just the ones I noticed. With so many around, unless your outfit screams for a triangle necklace, wait....

Here's something else that appears in various versions at different price points. To the right, from Urban Outfitters, $39. Not a triangle, a square. To the left, from Eddie Borgo at J.Crew, $139.

This could go on and on, but you get the point. So here are some more Roaring Twenties ladies again, dancing tough times away. If you look closely, you'll see that they knew that it's our ability to accessorize that separates us from the animals.

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