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A fashion history of ‘The Great Gatsby’

When Baz Luhrmann’s “The Great Gatsby” arrives in theaters next week, it won’t be the first time a cinematic adaptation of the charismatic millionaire will enthrall the fashion world.

The 1974 version of the film, starring Robert Redford and a perpetually whispering Mia Farrow, may have been kicked to the curb critically, but that summer, the film’s fashions helped to ignite a jazz age craze.

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