I’m sure most of you have already seen the movie ‘The Great Gatsby’ – which is the awaited adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Great American Novel – hit the cinemas right during Cannes Film Festival. Instead of writing an overview about the movie, I’ll rather provide you with some fun facts on how this collaboration between director Baz Luhrmann, costume designer Catherine Martin and Miuccia Prada came to life. Despite claims that the 20’s has never influenced her collections, Miuccia Prada’s design aesthetic proved to be the perfect match possible in party-dressing the crowd of actresses and most of all Daisy (Carry Mulligan), who’s looks suggested nothing but an excessive heaven in ‘The Great Gatsby’ costumes. As a great outcome, 40 sparkling twenties-style gowns from both Prada and Miu Miu archives were being adapted for the film. The Endless strings of pearls, a diamond head-piece, intricate jewel-encrusted rings were provided by Tiffany & Co. Such feast for the eye!
Ich bin sicher, die meisten von euch haben schon den Film ‘Der große Gatsby’ gesehen – die langersehnte Adaption von F. Scott Fitzgeralds Großem Amerikanischen Roman – der während des Cannes Film Festivals in die Kinos kam. (more…)