dressed up like a lady: Cutting up rugs at the Beehive Ball.

Nov 15, 2011

Cutting up rugs at the Beehive Ball.

MC and I had the awesome chance to dress up all sexy and party with a kickass crowd on Saturday, as MC was playing trumpet with the house band for the Beehive Recording Company's artist showcase, the Beehive Ball. The only problem was that I haven't been that sleep deprived at a show in years  -- I was like a sequined covered zombie. But the crowd and the show were so damn good, instead of hyperactively dancing my heart out, I just wandered dreamily from one spot to another with my camera, like my own sweet little center of the universe.



Okay, and I crashed in the greenrooom for like 3 sets. It was a long night!




Yes, I have tied elastic around my shoes to keep them from falling off. Yes, I am fine with that.
(I have narrow feet!)









This is me on a tired day.





  



Style wise, I went with an 80's prom dress from Gunne Sax, which kept threatening to fall down, as I'd apparently lost a pound or two since the last time I wore it. (Uptown problems.)

Dress: Vintage, Gunne Sax
Shoes: Nine West
Multi-colored Petticoat: Ebay
Stockings: Jonathan Aston
Purple velveteen bag with bakelite handle: Vintage





Matt wore a dress shirt and pants with a vintage, velvet tuxedo jacket and his grandpa's old bow-tie and cummerbund.


So in short: the evening was a success. Even sleep deprivation cannot stop rock and roll.

11 comments :

  1. Looks like a blast...wish there were things to do like this in CC, TX!

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  2. You look gorgeous and your Matt looks tres handsome. What a fun night (even sleep deprived)! Gorgeous photos too! I'm so impressed. If I was running on little or no sleep I would have taken a few photos and then slept under a table in that green room ;)

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  3. Fabulous look and pics, darling!
    Love your vintage prom dress!

    xoxox,
    CC

    P.S. So true about the 50's sweater girls!

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  4. Looked fun!!!

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  5. Damn, you guys are a good-looking couple. You make everything you wear look both glamorous and playful at the same...no small feat. Love the elastic around the heels too--great idea!

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  6. I love the bodice of your dress!

    I have the exact opposite problem with shoes, my feet are wider, so I'm always a size up, which can get annoying since I still slide around in them even though I don't pop out :s

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  7. the event looks so fun! i definitely love your dress it's fantastic



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  8. Your outfits always have such spunk. I like it ^_^ That dress is fantastic on you, and I totally would not have guessed that the black on the shoes didn't belong there. It looks like an intentional design feature to me.


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  9. You guys are always so perfectly dressed as a couple! And your outfit is just lovely on the photo's. And I want to have your coat so badley.

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  10. the elastic band is actually kind of genius, the chick in the white fur coat looks like Liv Tyler, and that multicolored petticoat KILLS. Your life looks fabulous.

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  11. gorgeous outfit, amazing photos and a great party. i feel a little jealous about that. ;)

    ha, great idea to use elastics... some years ago i tied elastics around the shoes/feet of an actress to keep her highhighhigh heels from falling off her tiny feet too.

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