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années folles

{Modcloth dress; Steve Madden heels; BHLDN clutch; Etsy Bella and Beya headband (worn at my wedding); party store pearls; NARS Jungle Red lips; Estée Lauder Hot Coral nails}

I teased you in last Monday’s post about the roaring 20s party we attended two weekends ago and today I’m finally getting a chance to share the photos. Susan (of Susan Schneider Design — visit her blog for all the details!) threw the 1920s-themed fête in honor of her last birthday in the decade, and perhaps the end of her own années folles. She went all out, from plastic cigarette holders to prohibition-style brown paper bagged alcohol bottles to ostrich feathers everywhere. There is something refreshing about finally reaching an age where everyone is down for playing a little dress up. It’s like being a kid again, only with classy drinks and fake cigarettes (because by now we’ve realized smoking is so not cool).

my BHDLN wedding clutch was made for the era

my husband would have made a good-looking gangster

“first you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.” – f. scott fitzgerald
the details made the party and Susan did not skimp.

the birthday girl.

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