Fall Fashion 2012: 1920s Trends and Inspiration

Jazz Age style speaks easy in 2012

This season, styles reminiscent of the 1920s are roaring down the runway, with designers offering a modern take on flapper fringe and straight-line silhouettes. Local boutiques showcase this sophisticated trend with outfits appropriate for a casual daytime party or glamorous, Gatsby-like gathering.

Text & Styling: Jessica Friedlander
Photography: Michael Polito, Michael Polito Photography

Model: Christine Evangelista for Bella Agency, NYC
Hair: Lauren Fornabaio for Bella Luci Salon, Poughkeepsie
Makeup: Michelle Buongiovanni for Bella Luci Salon, Poughkeepsie
Additional styling: Rosemary O’Connor
Photography assistant: Ashley Dejong
Additional assistance: Tori Huntsinger, Sydney Warren
Photographed at the Bardavon 1869 Opera House, Poughkeepsie

About the location: Built in 1869, the Bardavon Opera House is New York’s oldest continuously operating theater. With its 1928 Mighty Wurlitzer organ and storied history, it’s one of the region’s most treasured landmarks. For more information — and a behind-the-scenes peek at our fashion shoot — see the photographs below.


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