There is a Jay Gatbsy in all of us. Despite our best efforts to be content and happy with what ever our current circumstances are, we have evolved to want more. More what?
The "crazy" Zelda that has emerged in our popular imagination is as much Scott's making as The Great Gatsby itself. This is, in and of itself, part of the F. Scott legacy. His work depended on Zelda's silence.
If you are lucky enough to have met your "Daisy," and she happens to be a fan of the literary classic The Great Gatsby I have the perfect proposal advice for you. Plan a Great Gatsby theme proposal for her in 3 easy steps!
Luhrmann's film works because it gives us the stunning visuals to a place and time few of us have any memory of.
Much is being asked this week of how "true" or "faithful" to the novel Baz Luhrmann's movie is. These words of passionate fidelity are somewhat misplaced, always, when speaking of translating any artistic work from one medium to another.
Despite thriving over 50 years apart, these two groups have quite a bit in common and can give us a good refresher course on female empowerment, which is totally having a moment right now.
In 1926, F. Scott Fitzgerald and his family were in France, spending most of their time on the Riviera where Baz Luhrmann's movie of The Great Gatsby will open the Cannes Film Festival tonight.
Gatsby is all the rage just now, especially Baz Luhrmann's movie rendition of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel, The Great Gatsby. And you must have some water-cooler-worthy questions to toss out because, from what I can gather, it's all anybody is talking about.
With The Great Gatsby. hitting theaters May 10, 2013, I've rounded up some Gatsby-inspired luxury lodgings. Before cinematically whisking off to West Egg, live it up Art Deco-styles in New York, London and even Lucerne, Switzerland.
Baz Luhrmann emailed me because he wanted to get the details about Gatsby right.
If, like most of high school-educated America, you read F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby in some long ago class under orders from a teacher, you owe it to yourself to revisit this strange American fable.
It's easy to buy Balenciaga. Prada, too. But, to a certain sector of sartorialist, the adventure of hunting and gathering unidentifiable fashion is far more thrilling. Outre glamour is, in fact, a hallmark of the truly stylish.
It's fall, which for a lot of people is a season of change. Even though The Great Gatsby won't be hitting theaters for almost a year, there's no reason not to embrace the 1920s style that so many of us thought was coming.
Though Audrey's elegant waif look defined the look of the '50s, Katharine's all-American style appeals to any shape -- and any era.
Ms. Head's snippets of advice and witticisms were as closely heeded as those attributed to Coco Chanel, and they remain relevant today: "You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it."