Got a Great Gatsby party of Art Deco wedding to attend? Just arrived, these flirty 20s inspired cocktail dresses that are perfect for a Jazz Era event. A classic look that’s also on trend right now. Just add ropes of pearls, long gloves, a cloche hat or feather headband, beaded purse and Mary Jane heels and head on out to your favorite speakeasy for a night of charleston dancing and chugging the bootleg ! Tell ‘em Blue Velvet Vintage sent ya!
Dress in black lace over champagne satin, comes in black lace over teal blue satin as well.
And to help you get into the proper frame of mind to celebrate the era of shieks, shebas and Gatsby style excess, here are some 1920s slang expressions you may want to throw into your party conversation just for fun!
Bees Knees, Cat’s Meow or Cat’s Pajamas- All mean something or someone really great, fantastic, the ultimate. “That dress she is wearing is the Bee’s Knees.” “That handsome guy is the Cat’s Meow”.
Copacetic- Just fine, wonderful. “Everything is copacetic.”
Bearcat-A hot blooded, wild girl.
Giggle Water-alcoholic beverage
Get a wiggle on- Get a move on.
Glad rags- Dressy, going out clothes.
Hootch- Bootleg liquor
Moll- Gangster’s girlfriend
Puttin on the Ritz- Dressing very high fashion, stylishly
Corked, Jazzed, Zozzled, Primed, Tanked- All words for being intoxicated
Hip to the Jive- Cool
Smarty- A cuter flapper girl.
Vamp-A flirt, seductress.
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