10 Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas (You Can Actually Buy)

Gatsby glamour doesn’t have to just live on the big screen. Art deco sequins, pearls, feathers and geometric patterns are all totally wedding-worthy and we gathered up 10 gorgeous ideas to prove it. By the way, all of the accessories below are fairly affordable (except for maybe the $600 hairpiece, which is a splurge but a total knockout!). Shop the look!


From top left, clockwise:

Sugar Pearl Cake: Pearls aren’t just a fashion accessory. Your cake can wear them too! Sugar pearls add deco influence to this three-tiered asymmetrical cake from Maggie Austin. ($19/serving, MaggieAustinCake.com)

Art Deco Invitation Suite: Set the mood for a Gatsby-inspired affair with this retro invitation suite. The geometric patterns and symmetric designs allude to the ’20s. Note: If you want your guests to dress the part, be sure to mention it clearly on your invites. (Starting at $26/suite, CeciNewYork.com)

Sequin Sheath Bridal Gown: This Anna Sui Aiguille dress belongs in the Jazz Age with its arcs of sequins, the sexy slit and clean silhouette. ($1,200, BHLDN.com)

Elliana Feather Clutch: The faux ostrich feathers on this bag match the fashions of the time period and it acts as either a clutch or shoulder bag. The best part? You can re-wear this even after the wedding for a chic night out. ($398, KateSpade.com)

Sleek Strappy Sandal: These strappy satin Nina shoes are elegant yet practical for your first dance – or the Charleston if you really want to kick things up a notch! ($30, NinaShoes.com)

Black Lapel Tuxedo: Your groom can play Gatsby in this BLACK by Vera Wang two-button notch lapel tuxedo. He’ll look like he came straight out of the Roaring Twenties. (Price upon request, MensWearhouse.com)

Crystal Deco Hair Bandeaux: This elegant hair accessory from Jennifer Behr is hand-cut with Swarovski crystals and secured with elastic at the back to comfortably add that Art Deco feel to your bridal look. ($625, JenniferBehr.com)

Embellished Silk Bridal Gown: Look and feel like Daisy Buchanan in this gorgeous fit-n-flare Nicole Miller gown covered in crystal embellishments. The crystals are arranged in a fan-like pattern reminiscent of the Gatsby-era. ($3,500, NicoleMiller.com)

Vintage Cushion Cut Engagement Ring: This antique-style filigree ring is to-die-for deco! The setting is trimmed in diamonds and features detailed engraving around the shank. ($2,950 not including center stone, TimelessDesigns.com)

Crystal and Emerald Deco Earrings: The sparkling emerald Swarovski crystals and the geometric cut of these earrings pay tribute to the accessories worn during the Roaring Twenties and would add a retro touch to your wedding day look. ($100, ThomasLaine.com)

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Escort cards are extremely easy to personalize and an excellent way to bring in your wedding day colors -- from calligraphed seating cards set atop a textured linen to apples tagged with each guest's name or small personalized bundles of lavender tied off with string. Other ways to display escort cards: Pin them to a clothesline, post them on a board covered in color-coordinated ribbon, or incorporate them into your cocktail hour using personalized stirrers tagged with guests' names.
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