’20s-Inspired Jazz Picnic Brings City’s Stylish to Governors Island

Parasols and summer whites were all the rage at this weekend's annual Jazz Picnic on Governors Island. Here are some of our favorite looks from the 20's-inspired fête.

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The '20s-inspired Jazz Picnic brough some seriously stylish ensembles to Governor's Island. Along with parasols and sun-shielding hats, hand fans were all the rage to help combat the day's sweltering heat.
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The day's soaring temperatures didn't stop dancers from taking to the stage, while Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra played jazz-era classics.
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We were especially impressed by the turnout of men who donned trousers, button-down shirts, and even bow ties for the event (and they say women suffer for fashion...).
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Classic touches like stripes and a beautifully-fitted straw hat gave these modern-day outfits a thoroughly timeless appeal.
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Pearls = pristine elegance for all ages.
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Class photo, circa 1925.
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A dapper couple in summer neutrals.
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A perfectly-coordinated trio.
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Hats and plenty of water: two necessities for the day.
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We loved the dichotomy of this fellow's tattoos peaking out from his old-timey seersucker suit.
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On Sunday, members of the band sported Breton-striped tops and bright red neckerchiefs.
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From vintage costume-like dresses to outfits bearing a modern-retro aesthetic, we loved how everything came together for a breathtaking out-of-time experience.
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Bright red lips and an airy, crocheted cloche gave this gal some serious It-gir appeal.
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A perfectly put-together ensemble.
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Proof that polka dots and breezy ruffles never go out of style.
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A postcard-perfect couple—straight out of the Gatsby era.
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