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Alastair

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Does anyone know how to describe the style of Valentino, Baron de rede and Jay Gatsby. It is sort of aristocratic but slighty more sauve or flashy. I really like this look but I'm not sure how you would describe it ? X
 

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I believe it is called the "2 girls 1 cup" look. Many examples are available on Google Images. Good luck!
 

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ignore connemara. i think the Gatsby style is called Edwardian.
 

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Originally Posted by Alastair
Does anyone know how to describe the style of Valentino, Baron de rede and Jay Gatsby.

This is such an odd group that I'm not even sure whether you mean Rudolph or Garavani.
 

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Originally Posted by Alastair
Does anyone know how to describe the style of Valentino, Baron de rede and Jay Gatsby. It is sort of aristocratic but slighty more sauve or flashy. I really like this look but I'm not sure how you would describe it ? X

Euro Trash?

What does the ,X stand for?
 

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Originally Posted by Connemara
I believe it is called the "2 girls 1 cup" look. Many examples are available on Google Images. Good luck!

that is just beyond mean
 

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Ooooooh LabelKiiiiiiiing!!!
 

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Originally Posted by Vintage Gent
I tought Gatsby was post-Edwardian.

I'm just guessing based on the time-frame of the book - 1922. Edwardian is 1900 to about 1915-20, but I don't really know what to call just after that period (in between the world wars).
 

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Originally Posted by Alastair
Does anyone know how to describe the style of Valentino, Baron de rede and Jay Gatsby. It is sort of aristocratic but slighty more sauve or flashy. I really like this look but I'm not sure how you would describe it ? X

I can't really picture what you mean. Broad shoulders with a nipped waist? White double breasted suits? A pic might help.

LOL at the "2 girls, 1 cup" comment.
 

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Originally Posted by NoVaguy
I'm just guessing based on the time-frame of the book - 1922. Edwardian is 1900 to about 1915-20, but I don't really know what to call just after that period (in between the world wars).
Strictly, 1901-10. Not at all bad wikipedia article - Sator, have you been at it again?
 

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Originally Posted by Lucky Strike
Strictly, 1901-10.

Not really, even though King E died in 1910, social historians commonly refer to the years from 1910 until the outbreak of WWI as part of the "Edwardian Era."
 

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