Have you ever felt an inexplicable connection to a particular era or culture? For me, it’s the captivating beauty of Egypt, the opulence of Art Deco, and the glamour of the Roaring 20s. Little did I know that these three seemingly disconnected passions were, in fact, intertwined by history.
From the way I dress to the way I decorate my house, these inspirations have made a profound impact on my personal style. It wasn't until recently, that I discovered the deep connection between Art Deco design, 20s fashion, and the fascinating world of ancient Egypt.
From the moment I first learned about the pyramids in middle school, I was drawn to the mystery and grandeur that surrounded this ancient civilization.
Fast forward to my discovery of the Art Deco movement and the glamorous era of the 1920s, that I stumbled upon an interesting connection. I learned that Art Deco design and 20s fashion were heavily influenced by Ancient Egypt, especially with the discovery of King Tut's tomb in 1922. This archaeological find brought ancient Egypt back into the forefront of popular culture and inspired a wave of fascination with its art, motifs, and symbolism.
Fashion designers incorporated this newfound fascination into their designs, favoring intricate patterns, colorful beading, and bold silhouettes. Egyptian-inspired motifs such as lotus flowers and scarabs adorned glamorous evening gowns, flapper dresses, and headpieces, igniting a new era of opulent fashion.
The fashion of the 1920s embraced a sense of liberation and rebellion against traditional norms, moving away from the restrictive clothing of previous eras. Women's fashion, in particular, saw a rise of shorter hemlines, dropped waistlines, and loose, flowing fabrics.
As I delved deeper into this connection, I began to see it everywhere around me. The historical jewelry I wear daily, adorned with Egyptian motifs, now made perfect sense in the context of Art Deco design. The geometric patterns in my home decor took on a whole new meaning, influenced by the fascination with all things Egyptian during the 20s.
My love for Egypt, Art Deco, and the 20s is no longer just an affinity for aesthetic choices but a deeper appreciation for the interconnectedness of history and design. Understanding the inspiration behind my style has added an extra layer of richness to my passion.
Whether it's the way I dress or how I decorate my space, I am constantly reminded of the beauty and grandeur of ancient Egypt. Art Deco has given me a way to incorporate this timeless fascination into my modern life, creating an eclectic blend of influences that reflect my unique personality.
In a world where trends come and go, my love for Egypt, Art Deco, and the 1920s remains steadfast. From the distinctive geometric patterns that adorn my clothing to the opulent lamps and furniture that grace my home, the spirit of this era continues to inspire and delight me.