Celebrating the Great Gatsby

Living in New York means opening the door to the extraordinary: extraordinary buildings, extraordinary clothing, extraordinary jobs, extraordinary people… and once in a while an extraordinary party. When the champagne invite arrived in the mail to Tiffany & Co.’s Blue Book Gala, in celebration of the jazz age collection they created for Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby, I could have died from excitement.  With great artistic admiration for Baz (and you can guess how I feel about the Great Gatsby) we stood in a room surrounded by swinging girls in feathers, old standards dancing through the air, and sparkling diamonds that seemed to reflect every bubble of champagne.  It was a night in New York to remember, putting a big bow on the center of Manhattan…

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Tiffany & Co.

A classic New York institution, a father / daughter moment. For one evening in New York I got to feel like the luckiest girl in Manhattan when my father took me to Tiffany’s for a gift ‘just because’.

Thank you Dad for this memory, I’ll cherish them always just as I do you.

Photo of me by Dad.

All images taken with my Leica and Tri-x 400 black & white film.