prohibition picnic

New Deal's prohibition picnic

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gentlemen

This summertime event is perfect for bringing out your inner Jay Gatsby. Be a chipper collegiate or indulge in the look of the early motorist. We welcome all dapper gents.


Absolutely DO wear:

  • A tie or bowtie
  • Seersucker or Linen
  • Sweater vest 
  • Crisp white shirt
  • Smart summer sportcoats
  • Knickers
  • A boater, cap or panama hat


Leave at home:

  • Gangster costumes (i.e. "zoot suits")
  • Trilby Hats
  • Jeans, t-shirts, 'tennis-shoes"

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picnic fashion




LADIES

This event is a garden party, so leave the beads and fringe at home and focus on light colors and florals!


Absolutely DO wear:

  • Silks, chiffons, cotton and linen
  • Summer gowns from the 20s, 30s & 40s
  • Reproductions and items made in the style
  • Sunhats and caps
  • Gloves


Leave at home:

  • Fringed and beaded flapper costumes
  • Feathered headbands
  • Dark colors
  • Feather boas
  • Mini Dresses
  • Stiletto Heels

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