|Marchesa and Jean Paul Gaultier couture (photos: edited from vogue.it)|
It was Diana Vreeland's favourite era and a significant time for women when the corsets were left behind in favour of new shapes adapted to an active lifestyle without the many restraints of the past. In the art world, it was the beginning of both Art Deco and Surrealism, two fascinating movements which continue to inspire us all.
|Versace and Nina Ricci (photos: edited from vogue.it)|
And let's not forget about the rich literature, from Ernest Heminghway to F. Scott Fitzgerald, many authors from this period continue to be revered to this day. We are all very curious to see the work of Miuccia Prada in "The Great Gatsby" film and some designers have punctuated their latest collections with a fringe dress.
|Marchesa and Alberta Ferretti (photos: edited from vogue.it)|
It is incredibly feminine and alluring. There is nothing quite like it to translate what the French call joie de vivre, a celebration of life through its vibrant movements. One thing is certain, it never fails to impress!
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