Influencers Have Nothing on Greta Garbo

The long ropes of pearls, wide cuffs and Art Deco pieces worn by film stars in the 1920s and ’30s have never gone out of style.

A hundred years later, our fascination with the wretchedly wonderful excess of the 1920s seems more intense than ever.

Of the images captured in early newsreels — as that era emerged from its own pandemic — perhaps not one lingers more than the flapper with a long strand of pearls in full Charleston mode, seemingly happy to dance the night away. And that exuberance certainly played out in early 1920s Hollywood, where the silent-film era was in its brief heyday, a period captured in “Babylon,”

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