To start, build yourself a wedding mood board to help you start focusing in on the bits you like. We love the slip dresses, floppy hats and red roses of this Harper's Bazaar
sketch of a French Art Deco Wedding
Another great thing about Art Deco is that the designs are so strong and gorgeous, you just need to include touches of them to give off that luxe feel. Golds and blacks are going to be your central colours, but you can mix it up with peaches, greens and aqua colours for a modern twist on the era.
Invitations are the first way to introduce the some stunning 1920's architecture to your wedding. We adore the stain glass window effect on this Etsy
invite. Very on theme, and still feels authentic.
If you want to go all-out Gatsby these Atelier Isabey
invitations look so sleek and luxurious, you'll instantly have people thinking about drop waists, red lips and finger waves.
If you'd prefer to keep it more of a guideline than a full-on theme, go for a white or different coloured paper and stick to the traditional fonts for a more relaxed, modern twist. This invite is from a wedding featured in The English Wedding
Forest green makes for a stunning complementary colour to the ivory that was in fashion in the 1920s and because it's all a bit more sensual and decorative, it doesn't look dark. Photo: One Fab Day
This bridesmaids Dress
is a stunning on its own and will really add depth to your photos and wedding style. The loose bouquet gives it an updated look.
These adorable vintage shoes
are so sweet and they can be your 'Something Blue' too!
Choose a dress with plenty of small detail, nothing too over the top but the overall appearance should be breathtaking but not busy. The intricate beading on this wedding dress
is balanced with a flowing fabric and simple cut
Women in the Roaring 20's never made that "lip or eyes" choice and neither should you! Go for a soft smokey eye and a deep red lip. Don't be afraid to go a little stronger than you normally would, bridal beauty might be all about a natural look but you'll need strong features to stand out against a busy background.
are another signature 1920's look, traditionally set with a series of pins and lots of steam but you can just get yourself some hot tools instead.
Juliet Caps and feathered hair pieces are definitely 1920's and won't clash with your intricate dress. Photo: Etsy
Jewellery needn't be anything too elaborate, just go for something small yet architectural and you'll be on the right path.
These bowties from The Bowtie Boutique
give just a touch of 1920's flavour and will make for the ideal groomsmen gifts.
We sort of love this modern spin on the 1920's architecture for your ceremony. The fantasitical golden firework display at the front is relaxed with the modern plastic seating. Photo: Brides
On theme and touching gifts for the guests? We're in love with the idea of giving out vintage handkerchiefs
. Go for ones with minimal colour but plenty of detail.
Soft feathers make up a large part of the a roaring 20's theme and we love these DIY glitter feather balloons
. Simple and yet with plenty of glitz, it's a twentieth century take on the 1920's.
Another fun way to introduce feathers is to swap out the usual confetti for them. They'll look amazing it your photos and it's just something a bit different. Photo: Wedding Bells
Why not consider some ornate trollies around the cocktail area to give a real feel that you're being waiting on by a team of invisible staff. and we're not even mentioning how great that gold garland is... Photo: 100 Later Cake
A gramophone is a nice nod to the old and sets the perfect tone (pun intended) as guests enter the venue.
Perfect for a nighttime wedding, the dark Art Deco colours will create a sumptuous environment as your friends begin to mingle.
Peach goes flawlessly with those gold, champagne and black accents and it also adds a touch of femininity to the evening. The peonies here are the perfect juxtaposition.
This structured floral design
in the dinner menu is a beautiful touch and allows for the introduction of lights hues of blue and green into the table setting.
Buy some lace scrap and glue them to clean jam jars. Don't go for a uniform size or lace design, the more different they are, the wider selection of shapes are thrown across the room. So romantic. Photo: Pinterest
Intersperse the lace ones with these taller, glittery ones for a full 1920's effect. Photo: Wedding Star
No Roaring Twenties wedding would be complete without golden champagne coupes!
We're in love with this beautiful glass
- the detailing is absolutely stunning.
This cake isn't all-out Gatsby and yet is has all the twinkling of it. If you don't fancy going uber luxe, this jewel detail style in the one for you. Photo: Sheer Luxe
This is truly a show stopping cake. It has everything - the gold, the symmetry, the pearls, the feathers, the fringe and all the fan fare. Photo: Rustic Folk Weddings
Okay okay, so we know you probably picked (or someone else picked) the ring before you settled on a theme but we couldn't let this beauty pass us by with showing it to you! This 1920's ring
is in perfect condition, and it'll only set you back €32,000 or so... Hey you want to live like Gatsby you have to spend like Gatsby...
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