Time traveling back to the Roaring Twenties is a helluva lot easier than you'd think. This past weekend, more than 4,500 men, women, and kids did just that at the Jazz Age Lawn Party on New York's Governors Island. And we were there to capture it all.
The Great Gatsby! It's finally happening. And I know this is fashion sacrilege, but boy could I give a hoot. Mostly because I am—please don't hurt me—not a fan of Baz Luhrmann's films. I do, however, love the story and Miuccia Prada, so if it gets great reviews I might see it. Yet whether you're a Baz fanatic, an F. Scott Fitzgerald disciple, or none of the above, it's difficult not to imagine this film having a tremendous effect on what we'll see on the Spring 2014 runways. After all, designers love a Roaring Twenties reference. However, I think the impact may turn out to be minimal, and here's why.