Friday, July 22, 2011

technicolor






Outfit Details:
dress - c/o Silvio Liu
net top (I cut off the sleeves) - Wet Seal
Effe clutch - c/o Hobo International
Seychelles Mother of Pearl - c/o Seychelles
lipstick - Urban Decay Super-Saturated High Gloss Lip Color in Punch Drunk
Versace frames - c/o LensCrafters

When I was in high school, I was cast as the narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Upon entering the musical theatre program at my university, I saw a guy wearing a cast shirt from another Joseph production. Since I felt a little out of place and everyone else seemed to somehow already know one another, I used it as an icebreaker. "Oh cool, your school did Joseph, too?" His reply? A scoff and an eye-roll followed by, "I am Joseph."

We never did become friends, and I am no longer in musical theatre (unrelated to that incident). To be fair, that was a pretty lame attempt at breaking the ice; I never was very good at social introductions. Whose school didn't do that show?

This dress just reminds me of the technicolor dreamcoat, which is why I recalled this very random story. My very own technicolor dreamcoat dress. Who's Joseph now, sucker?!




64 comments:

  1. so cute and lovely)
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  2. ahaha, I loved this. Hilarious story!

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  3. That dress teamed with the net is so great! love the frames too!

    - Ani x

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  4. Haha, wow. Maybe you should be glad you didn't make friends with that guy! Ha. Anyway, my high school never did Joseph, and I love the clutch! :o)

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  5. That guys sounds like a dud, thank goodness for missed connections. Love how you styled the dress!

    XO
    Lenore

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  6. Funny story ! Love this colorful outfit !

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  7. the bustier part of that dress is absolutely gorgeous

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  8. I love how you layered the mesh top underneath! Great look, it feels fresh and chic.

    xo, Liz

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  9. lol, i love a good ALW joke. we didnt do joseph but we did godspell... another campy 70's musical to a bible story. that sounds like the highschool standard.

    xxoo
    www.paperplanesandmaryjanes.com

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  10. HA! I love that story - very well told:)

    Gorgeous dress, and I love the net top underneath. I had a lot of those in the late 90s - time to get some more!

    Love,
    Stephanie May*

    www.maydae.com

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  11. So chic!! I wish I could pull off colour like you!

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  12. I was in musical theatre for years. When I graduated high school, I wanted to move to New York and become a Broadway star! So happy I don't have to deal with those egos after all, haha.

    Love the top!

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  13. so fresh.... love it ;)



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  14. haha, cute anecdote! i too was in musical theatre but chose a different path (sometimes i feel like if i knew you outside of your blog, we would be fast friends).

    what a great, bold outfit!

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  15. Love this dress worn with the added net, the colors are amazing!


    Krystle
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  16. My school didn't do Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat! ;) You look great in colour, Keiko.

    xo, alison*elle

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  17. Love the layering of the net top and the dress! I'm a fan of both color and black

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  18. Oh my, I just love this look!!

    xo
    Janelle

    www.janellehaskin.etsy.com

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  19. I was always passionate about each of your post is that much color, texture me crazy ....
    The way you make up, your style is lovely ....
    So from your site I met in my blogroll place it to keep me abreast ...
    cute kisses

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  20. Wish theatre would be a common activity in hight schools here in Spain. It'd be a blast.

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  21. I am in love with this dress; you pull it off so beautifully! The bustier, pleats.. it's so playful.

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  22. I love the dress.
    "who's Joseph now, sucker?!" ahahahahahah
    best words!!
    xxx

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  23. hahah great story! oh gosh, don't you just despise awkward moments like that? first impression....whoops. yeah, but um...my school never did the Joseph musical, but I did know a bunch of schools who did so. i think my director never bothered because it was so overdone. haha i got to do musicals for all four years in high school, and my favorite was Hello, Dolly! Totally fun.

    anyways, LOVE the colors in this look. :) and high five to red glasses. red frames unite!

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  24. Haha, I've never been good with social introductions too :)
    You look great btw, and may I say I love those red glasses? So cute.

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  25. You are seriously such an inspiration to me with the fashion risks you take. I think if I could have any bloggers wardrobe, it would be yours!

    If you ever get a chance, I would love it if you could check out my blog! I am featuring an amazing new band, and I know they would love your support!

    www.AllKindsofComplicated.blogspot.com

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  26. gorgeous dress....i just love your style...always :) ♥

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  27. Nice dress!

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  28. Ha! Gotta love Andrew Lloyd Webber! Great dress!
    Cheryl
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  29. These red flames are like a cute cherry on top of this whole look! LOVE your bright fresh color combo. Too good!! xo, Kim www.eatsleepwear.com

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  30. the pop of color just made the outfit! <3


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  31. Beautiful dress!

    Kisses from Hong Kong,
    Nicole

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  32. I love how you added the net top under! Its def makes it unique :)

    xo Julia
    galmeetsglam.com

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  33. So you're a soprano, then? The narrator part in Joseph is SO intense. I'm really impressed with you.

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  34. love the shoes :)

    xo jeanette

    www.simplychicforcheap.wordpress.com

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  35. If anyone else wore a fishnet top...well you know. But you made it look wonderfully classy and elegant!

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  36. I love your use of mesh to add a little edge to the femininity of the dress.

    You are absolutely gorgeous! In every post, not just this one!

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  37. I love, love, love, love, love this dress!!

    Did I tell you that I love this dress? Because I do. :)

    Julia
    Cup of Tea
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  38. oh so pretty! I love the vivid color combos <3

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  39. Very cute dress. I love the "technicolor" top part of it.

    Love,
    Deer. Lady

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  40. That's so pretty and fun!

    Aura
    www.littlebitsoffashion.com

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  41. The dress is great! And I want the clutch :)

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  42. the lipstick and glasses suit perfect on your pale skin and pretty face :)

    have a nice day,
    Lucy,

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  43. great choice of colour and design.
    love it :)

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  44. This look is a fave of mine!Love the bright colours and as usual your frames are to die for : ) x

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  45. lovely

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  46. Such an amazing dress! The bustier part of the dress is so wonderful!

    Carmen Ri.

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  47. That dress is sooo cute! Love how colourful it is.

    -xx-
    http://lesbeauxetlesbelles.blogspot.com/

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  48. You always look so gorgeous!
    Have a nice day and Stay Stylish!
    Sara C.

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  49. I also played the narrator in Joseph. It was one of my favorite roles!

    Love the glasses.

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  50. Love the colors of the dress!

    xx
    WWW.PRETPENSER.BLOGSPOT.COM

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  51. Keiko! You can pull off ANYTHING! Not to say that that's a hard outfit to pull off because it's in any way not fabulous... it's just so stunning and you wear it just right.

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  52. wouhh ! trop original ! i love it !

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  53. I love the piped bodice of this dress!

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  54. I was Benjamin! I was so excited to be a part with an important plot line, but then I realized I wouldn't be in the fun calypso number :(

    Love the dress! I'm looking to sew my first bustier-style top soon.

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  55. That guy sounds like a jerk! Your outfit is the jam, though. I love the addition of the net top, and the yellow clutch! So cute.

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  56. What a jerk! I did musical theatre in high school - it was awesome and I miss it. But that's beside the point. Your dress looks so cool layered over the mesh top. Such a creative idea. I love how colorful the top of your dress is too.

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  57. This dress is gorgeous! Love how you layered it.

    Erin
    www.simplyjustlovelyblog.com

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  58. I love how musical theatre people think the are so bad ass when really they aren't even close. He sounds like a jerk.

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