Get The Look: Agent Carter and the Legendary Gold Dress

agent carter and the gold dress
As anyone who follows me on Tumblr knows, I’m a huge fan of Agent Carter. It’s a wonderful, subversive, feminist show that deserves literally all the awards. Like. All of them. SAG awards. Oscars. Emmys. Nobels. Best New Webcomic. Etc. Literally all of the awards, I tell you. So it’ll come as no surprise if I were to tell you that I spent like, a very long time digging up everything I could on her gold dress. And, let me tell you, the going’s been hard. I feel like the gold dress that she wears in the pilot is just not appreciated enough; so I’ve dedicated an entire post to copying the look with modern things you can buy in stores that don’t require sewing skills, a few yards of lame fabric, and many bitter tears.
So, read on for a piece by piece breakdown of how you can copy Agent Carter’s gold evening gown look for yourself!

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Fandom Fashion: Film Noir

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2013 was the year of Jay Gatsby and Art Deco.
2014 brought us Coven Wear.

Cinema and Pop Culture have a lot to offer in the fashion world. When fans see characters they feel they can connect with, they will try to emulate them. I remember when BBC’s Sherlock first came out, I began wearing dark blue scarves and black pea coats. I also treated everyone like shit, but that’s for another post. The point is, when something is popular in pop culture, a fashion trend is probably going to follow. And It is looking more and more like Film Noir is that trend.

So, break out those statement hats and slather on that red lipsticks, because the era of spies and intrigue is back with a vengeance.

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