Fashion foists flapper fringing on to shoppers to coincide with release of The Great Gatsby

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Retailers are desperately trying to foist flapper fringing and all things Jazz Age on to shoppers to coincide with the long-awaited release of The Great Gatsby. But, with the great Miuccia Prada designing some of the costumes for the big-screen version, everything else just pales into insignificance – no matter how many paillettes it’s been strewn with.

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Lucky Carey Mulligan then, who as Daisy Buchanan gets to shimmer in custom Prada, fox fur stole and all.

“[Baz] Luhrmann wanted to show her as the most beautiful and rich woman on earth,” the designer told WWD.

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