The idea of film inspiring fashion has been around as long as the medium itself, and Theda Bara's 1917 depiction of Cleopatra and 1918 depiction of Salome even inspired fashion trends of the early 20th century, including draped, gauzy, sleeveless dresses dripping with crystal embellishments, Egyptian inspired ornate jewelry, and forehead-covering headpieces, cloche hats, skullcaps, and horizontally slung headbands.
|$12, Made in India, tenthousandvillages.com|
The Daisy Chain headband from Ten Thousand Villages adds just the right amount of sparkle to your brow and looks great paired with the Crocheted Wire Bloom Hair Clip.
|$49, Peru, tenthousandvillages.com|
This Variegated Serpentine necklace from Peru plays off the 20's/Egyptian trend, and is a great statement piece with a simple tank dress.
|$24, Made in India, tenthousandvillages.com|
|$14, India, matatraders.com|
These brass Chevron Fringe Earrings from Mata Traders play up 20's style fringe and the geometric shapes inspired by the Art Deco movement, and give just the right amount of flapper style without being too literal.
|$18, Made in Guatemala, tenthousandvillages.com|
For more Fair Trade Gatsby-inspired accessories, see my "Gatsby style" board on Pinterest HERE.