Tag: Gatsby

The Gatsby style is based on the novel “The Great Gatsby” of American author F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1925. Topics are decadence, debauchery, idealism, resistance to change and social upheaval. Central theme: “the contradictions of the American Dream ‘, the pursuit of happiness, success and wealth in a consumer society.” He thereby created a portrait of the so-called “Roaring Twenties”, marked by economic growth, Prohibition, crime, jazz and flappers of the 1920s. In fashion there are the stylistic elements of the Flapper of the outgoing 20s.