The New Vintage Wedding Trend: Gatsby-Inspired Weddings

Great Gatsby Wedding IdeasVintage weddings are always trending, and next year’s vintage will be defined as more glamorous and formal with a Great Gatsby twist. See why we’re lovin’ roaring 20’s themed weddings.

The fashion and style in the 1920s were all about a new rebellion, prohibition, and over-the-top parties. The art-deco patterns, paired with feathers, diamonds, and metallic accents really made the 1920’s one of the most iconic and elegant times in history. Here are some of wedding planning tips for creating a glamorous and sophisticated “Great Gatsby” theme wedding.

Glamorous Gatsby-Inspired Wedding Ideas

Great Gatsby Wedding Invitations

Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas | 1920's inspired Wedding Invitation with Laser CutSet the tone of your wedding long before the big day! Make sure to incorporate the 1920’s theme into your wedding invitations. Metallics are always a safe bet and make sure to have fun with the fonts.

(Photo via Etsy)

 1920s Inspired Wedding Dress and Tuxedo

 Many designers have been taking a nod from this era and creating “Great Gatsby” inspired attire.

 Wedding Gowns for Gatsby Wedding

 Ladies think detailed beading, fringe, and golden tones. Think upscale flapper, and don’t be afraid to wear some satin. Here are a few of our favorite Gatsby wedding dress ideas.

 Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas | Maggie Sottero Dominique Roaring 20s Gatsby Wedding DressThis jaw-dropping pearl and beaded gown by Maggie Sottero will make you look like a Gatsby goddess.

(Photo by Maggie Sottero)

 Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas | Alon Livne Long-Sleeve Wedding Dress with Art Deco LaceSophisticated art-deco lace of the Alon Livné- “Amber” Lace Wedding Dress will make you the ‘Cat’s Meow’ of your wedding day.

(Photo by Alon Livné)

Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas | Roaring 20's Wedding Dress by Temperley LondonSilk and tulle create a modern take on a classic silhouette in this Temperley London- Regina Dress.

(Photo by Temperley London)

Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas | Chicago 1920's Roxie Hart Wedding Dress by Elza Jane HowellChannel your inner Roxie Hart from the blockbuster musical, Chicago, in this Eliza Jane Howell- Carlotta Leading Lady Wedding Dress.

(Photo by Eliza Jane Howell)

Tuxedos Inspired by the Roaring 20’s

Fellas, ‘the prohibition era look’ can be easily recreated. The main thing you will need is a sleek and tailed tuxedo with shiny shoes. If you want to have fun with it, consider a pinstripe tuxedo or a tailcoat and top hat with white gloves.

Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas | 1920's Groom Tuxedo with TailsLook refine in this Men’s Wearhouse- Joseph & Feiss Full Dress Tailcoat.

(Photo by Men’s Wearhouse)

Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas | Gatsby Inspired Grooms SuitsDesigner suits straight from the Leonardo DiCaprio film by Brooks Brothers’ Great Gatsby Collection.

(Photo by Brooks Brothers)

 1920s Hairstyles

 The roaring 20’s had very iconic hairstyles, that took time to perfect. Make sure you get a professional hair stylist and make-up artist to do your 1920’s wedding look.

 Bridal Hairstyles for Gatsby Wedding

Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas | 1920's Bridal Hairstyles with curls You will look classic and elegant with short finger curls or kiss curls. If style isn’t for you, consider a 1920’s style ‘bob’!

(Photo via @Annette_updo_artist)

Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas | Gatsby Headpiece for Bride And for some extra pizazz, add a jeweled headpiece or other luxurious hair accessories.

(Photo via Etsy)

Groom’s Hairstyle from the 1920s

Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas | 1920's Men Hairstyle for Grooms Slick and clean cut with a part on the side is how all men in the 1920’s wore their hair for elegant events.

(Photo via YS Studios)

 Glamorous Bridal Bouquets

 The key to achieving that 1920’s look is to accessorize your bouquet. Otherwise, it will just look like another organic bridal bouquet.

Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas | Pearl Wrap Bridal Bouquet for 1920's Themed WeddingConsider adding pearls, lace wrap, or rhinestone wrap to your bouquet.

(Photo via Colin Cowie Events)

Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas | Feather Collar Bridal BouquetYou can also make your bouquet more elegant by adding a feather collar and diamond accents to your flowers.

Gatsby Themed Wedding Venue

 Location is everything! Make sure you find a venue that can really take you on a trip back to the roaring 1920’s! Make sure you incorporate those classic Gatsby colors and accents into your wedding location.

 If you are thinking of getting married in Las Vegas, consider a venue like the La Capella Chapel at Chapel of the Flowers. It’s stunning gold accents, dazzling glass chandeliers, and coffered ceilings are perfect for a Great Gatsby themed wedding.

 Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas | 1920's Wedding Venue in Las Vegas at Chapel of the Flowers

Roaring 20’s Wedding Reception

 Keep the theme going all night by decorating your reception with classic 1920’s style.

Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas | Plated Dinner for 1920's wedding You wouldn’t dare to have a buffet during the 1920’s; you had at least 3-course plated dinners served by the finest dressed wait-staff.


Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas | Feather Centerpiece for 1920's Themed Wedding A centerpiece is the easiest way to display a wedding theme. By adding metallics, feathers, and glitz; you can turn any reception location into a 1920’s grand hall.

(Photo via Lucky Penny)

Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas | Sequins Linens for 1920's Themed Wedding Add some pizazz to your wedding reception with your table linens. Sequins and gold is always a great Gatsby wedding decor option.

(Photo via Belle the Magazine)

Lavish Wedding Cake

 Don’t forget to top the night off with a toast of champagne and delectable wedding cake.

Great Gatsby Wedding Ideas | Simple and Elegant 1920's Inspired Wedding Cake Candy pearl accents dusted gold, and a creative cake topper will make your wedding scream “Roaring 20’s.”

(Photo by Carla Atley)

 Get jazzy in 2018 with a vintage theme wedding that will wow your guests. If you are dreaming of a retro 1920’s wedding at Chapel of the Flowers, our wedding planners can help you arrange your wedding flowers and pick the perfect all-inclusive package for your big day!

By Chapel Marketing

Award-winning Chapel of the Flowers has provided traditional, intimate and elegant Las Vegas weddings on the world-famous Strip for nearly 60 years. It is a full-service wedding venue, with three elegant wedding chapels as well as a beautiful outdoor gazebo and glass garden. Its cobblestone-accented grounds and lush landscaping create a variety of options to capture that picture-perfect moment. The chapel’s professional wedding planners work with couples on a daily basis from one-year out to day-of planning.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *