The Roaring Twenties were a time when women came into their own. They acquired the right to vote, established new habits, and changed the way they presented themselves. Hemlines were raised, hair was cut off, eyebrows were darkened, and the idea of a "new woman" was introduced.
This past weekend, the ladies and gents of New York paid homage to this rebellious decade by flocking to Governor's Island for the annual Jazz Age Lawn Party. This weekend-long event is a fun amalgamation of Charleston dancing, live music, and flowing drinks (Prohibition be damned). And, while there's no questioning Michael Arenella & His Dreamland Orchestra know how to throw a good party, it's the Great Gatsby-inspired beauty that really caught our eye.
Click through for all the vintage beauty inspiration — this is how retro is done right.
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