Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan are in town. That is, if you consider the theater as "in town" and if you consider the duo's appearance in a remake of a 1970s film of a 1920s novel somehow realistic. But let's not get technical.
In celebration of Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby release, we take the ill-fated lovers on an opulent shopping spree through Seattle's most suitable stores.
"Gatsby was overwhelmingly aware of the youth and mystery that wealth imprisons and preserves, of the freshness of many clothes, and of Daisy, gleaming like silver, safe and proud above the hot struggles of the poor."
Essenza and Les Amis
Imported French colognes, creamy rouge, and delicate jewelry at Essenza; a choice edit of casual wear and this sky blue spring dress at neighboring Les Amis. The duo will feel sumptuously at home in the Parisian pair of boutiques. Plus, bars of French-milled soap make great party favors.
Tiffany and Co.
Seeing as the jewelry brand created a line specifically inspired by the couple—a notion that we're sure Gatsby would revel in—the luxurious downtown store is a sure stop for draping Daisy in diamonds and outfitting Gatsby in debonair cuff links. He probably has a house account anyway.
Daisy seems like the type that loves a good vintage find. Le Frock's vintage silk stockings, designer accessories, and an authentic feather boa or two add a touch of Old World mystique to her wardrobe. And though it's not quite winter, she can still score an antique fur for those chilly New York nights.
Let's talk party-wear. Downtown boutique Butch Blum (whose tag line is "Dress better than you have to") carries enough silk ties, made to measure suits by Italian designers like Luciano Barbera, and modern cocktail dresses from Moschino to keep the two in their finest for weeks of over-the-top bashes. And in case of a weekend brunch date in the city: cardigans and slacks for him, cozy cashmere for her.
Further delve into the couple's wardrobe habits at a theater near you: The Great Gatsby premiered May 10.