Monday, November 7, 2011

burlesque night

living room to kitchen lights
mini globe lights and chairs all in a row
thrifted punch bowl and little cups

and what happens to a nice german girl when she comes to america?
tattoos, feather boas, and finger waves.  thats what.

and then we had to test lighting for the photobooth.  forever.

too bordello red
too yellow
frank got in a few shots
too low iso
a bit overexposed

then we went outside to light sparklers for guy fawkes day
and the lighting test continued with too many accessories..

until final victory!
  • top: thrifted nightgown-chopped and stripes sewn on
  • necklace: kenneth cole
  • frilly skirt: charlotte russe
  • boa: savers
  • fascinator: made from chopped off bits of top
and so you know it wasnt just me and frank partying,
the ladies
the gents

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  1. Patti_NotDeadYetStyleNovember 7, 2011 at 9:24 PM

    Wow what a fabulous party! You look so slinky! And Frank, he is most gorgeous. Thanks for participating in Visible Monday : >

  2. That party looks like soooo much fun! What a great idea!

  3. you're so creative with your refashioned outfits, you look fabulous, I love the feather boa!


  4. thank you patti! frank was surprisingly tolerant of the party-goers and only attacked a few people..

  5. thanks! it was a great time and i was quite impressed with the creative costumes! turns out those in academia need only minimal prompting..and some reminders to dress up

  6. thank you mongs! the boas were a great find [cheap new stock at a thrift store] and despite some rampant shedding, held up very well through hours of dancing!


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