If you are a fan of The Great Gatsby movie then a DIY Jay Gatsby costume could well be the fancy dress idea you are looking for. This is a great fancy dress for a fancy dress occasion including halloween.
Jay Gatsby Costume – The Great Gatsby
If you want to dress like Jay Gatsby and copy his style you will need to dress in clothes that are very vintage in their style. We have detailed below every item you will need to make your own Jay Gatsby costume.
Jay Gatsby Suit
|The most important part of your Jay Gatsby costume is the suit that you will need to wear.
This suit should include a vest and should be a beige color.
Jay Gatsby Shirt
|A formal style shirt will be needed for this costume.
We would recommend a light blue shirt as the character often wears this color.
Jay Gatsby Necktie
|You will need a matching necktie and pocket square for your Jay Gatsby fancy dress.
The necktie and pocket square that you choose should ideally be yellow. You can quite easily find necktie and pocket square sets.
Jay Gatsby Shoes
|The shoes you will need for your Jay Gatsby fancy dress are the style of shoes you would normally associate with an old style gangster.
They should be two colors, formal, and leather.
Jay Gatsby Hat
|The hat you will need for your Jay Gatsby fancy dress should be made from straw.
This should be a scala Boater hat complete with a ribbon around it.
Jay Gatsby Walking Stick
|The walking stick you will need for your Jay Gatsby costume should have a gentleman styling about it.
It should certainly feature a derby handle.
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