A special exhibition of selected costumes designed by costume designer Catherine Martin and Miuccia Prada for Baz Luhrmann’s film adaptation of The Great Gatsby on display:
May 1 – 12, 2013 Prada New York Epicenter in New York City.
June 14 – 30, 2013 Prada Aoyama Epicenter in Tokyo.
September 11 – 15, 2013 Prada Shanghai IFC.
The exhibition includes women’s gowns, dresses, hats, shoes and jewelry as well as sketches, production stills, backstage footage, film trailers, and a two hundred foot mural depicting a montage drawn from the spectacular party scenes showing Jay Gatsby’s Long Island mansion.
At once historical and utterly contemporary, the dresses are realized in brilliant iridescent metallic lamé, sequins, silk taffeta, dyed fur, velvet and styled with fantastical hats, shoes and accessories.