Boardwalk Empire empowers retro styles

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Subdued shades and silhouettes

When it comes to style, Boardwalk Empire is about to do for the 20s what Mad Men has done for the 60s.

The thing about 20s togs is that “theyre really wearable,” Cernek says.

“The palette is easy” — burnt siennas, graying blues and mossy greens. “Its not a super-bold, flashy print.”

And individual garments, like a dropwaist dress or a delicate blouse, still seem modern.

The key, of course, Cernek says, is to assemble an outfit merely inspired by the era.

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