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Baz Luhrmann's highly anticipated rendition of the "Great Gatsby" is finally in theaters, but between the star-studded cast, the stellar soundtrack, and the opulent Art Deco decor, we don't know what we're most excited about. Fortunately, one thing's for sure: The "Great Gatsby" has inspired us to throw a Roaring Twenties' theme party that Fitzgerald himself would be proud to attend. Put on your flapper dress and time travel back to the Jazz Age with our collection of deluxe decor ideas and lavish recipes.Get the Champagne Tower How-To
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Set the mood for your snazzy soiree with this elegant engraved invitation. Swoopy Venetian script suggests that the event will be a formal affair, while the gold ink hints that, like Jay Gatsby, you've got a couple of tricks up your sleeve.
Bifold invitation by Mrs. John L. Strong. Calligraphy by John DeCollibus.
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From hiring a live orchestra to preparing outdoor buffet tables fit for a feast, Jay Gatsby spared no expense when it came to entertaining his guests. Hiring a caterer will help your event run smoothly, but depending on your budget and the size of your invite list, it's certainly not a necessity.Get our guide to hiring a caterer
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Blackberry Gin Fizz
Made with fresh blackberries, this riff off the traditional gin fizz makes the perfect summer cocktail for sipping poolside or down at the dock.
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Meyer Lemon-Yogurt Cake
When attempting to woo his sweetheart, Gatsby ordered 12 lemon cakes, Daisy's favorite, from the local delicatessen. Try your luck with this beautiful Meyer lemon bundt cake.
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Elaborate gelatin molds were as commonplace as throngs of fun-seeking strangers at Gatsby's gatherings. These bite-sized wine gelees are infused with sweet wines and undercut with citrus flavorings -- the perfect dessert for jubilant partygoers.Get the Dessert Wine Gelees with Citrus Fruit Recipe
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Raw Oysters with Mignonette Gelee
Oysters Rockefeller were all the rage during the 1920s, but we think your party guests will prefer these oysters, which are served raw and flavored with sweet Champagne, shallots, and ginger.
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Barware from Macy’s
If you're going to make merry like Jay Gatsby and friends, you might as well dress the part. Buy the Martha Stewart Collection barware accessories collection, and you can sip mint juleps and gin fizzes in style.
Shop the Martha Stewart Collection Barware at macys.com
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