Monday, January 23, 2012

The Show Must Go(ld) On

I remember my first encounter with theater. I was in preschool. It was a production of Snow White. I was auditioning for the very crucial role of "tomato seller." I was in character, I had my line down (I believe it was something like "tomatoes for sale!" - gripping stuff, I know). When the time came for me to perform in front of my teacher and an audience (about 5 of my fellow preschoolers), the pressure of carrying this pivotal role was too much....I cried. I ended up being a flower - no lines, but I jumped around at the end of the play when Snow White woke up like a freakin' boss. I wore my paper bag with a face hole and purple construction paper flower petals glued on like a rock star. I was the best flower that preschool had ever seen.

I have come quite a ways from those days, and being a part of theater is something I still enjoy. One of my favorite spaces in this city is the Guthrie Theater. It has ridiculously amazing views and the inside and outside are gorgeous. I found an amazing, glamorific vintage skirt and thought it was perfect for the setting.

Walking the red carpet! No pictures please! Well, except this one.

As soon as I saw this skirt I knew I needed it. I love the shimmery gold fabric and all the pleats. So many pleats!

Look how happy I am about the pleats! I look a little crazy, but happy crazy. So that's a plus.

I'm glad I didn't let that childhood trauma stop me from having a (pseudo) successful (can barely be described as a) career on the stage. I can use it in my method acting. I know what that means, since I'm a super serious actress and all. With that, I will leave you with something anyone who calls themselves a thespian should be familiar with....

....over the shoulder backwards awkward looking jazz hand. It took me years of training to master this....

Photography: K. Diarra Photography

Skirt: Vintage (via Mighty Swell)
Shoes: Sam Edelman (via DSW)
Necklace: Aldo Accessories (long ago)
Bracelets: Forever 21


  1. You look so frieking cute girl! Love those pumps i have the same ones in red :-)


  2. this is such an unexpected color combination very pretty outfit and skirt

  3. I love your gold skirt and what better place to wear it than to the theater! The color of your accessories really pop against your top! Love it all especially the shoes. Can't resist a heel!

  4. The skirt is killing me, I love, love, love it!



  5. man oh man those shoes!!! i love them! :)

  6. SO CUTE!

  7. That skirt is amazing!!! I love pleated, metallic fabrics. I was never a theater girl myself, but I do love to go see a great, live production!

  8. You look stunning and that skirt is gorgeous and suits you perfectly!!! xx

    1. Hi girl thank you for your message on Ifb love your blog, they are too good your shoes, as I told you I would follow your blog I make you want to follow my own Xoxo

  9. That skirt is so stunning and I absolutely love all your necklaces!

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