Your very dear blog buddy decides to throw out there the idea of Stagecraft – inspired by Broadway as the fashion challenge of the week. Initially, your heart sinks as you realize you’re not much into Broadway and theatre, being more a Hollywood/movie gal yourself.
You frantically scan Pinterest for outfit ideas and despair because all the popular shows are really costume-y and you’re just not in the mood for cosplaying plays. (Anime would’ve been a different story.)
You wonder if you have to forfeit the week and half-heartedly ask your precocious ten-year-old daughter what she would do with the prompt. You fall out of your chair as she squeals loud enough to incite a zombie apocalypse and dashes into your closet to “make you outfits”.
Ten hot and harried minutes later, you have two complete ensembles created with your daughter’s vision of “Broadway” and a new angle for interpreting the prompt.
The thing is, you’ve always maintained that your style heart and soul really do belong back East, where seasons change and people don’t look at you funny for wearing coats and scarves and boots and gloves – all the things you love so hard. So you give a little jump for joy when you realize you can totally interpret “Broadway” to mean “street fashion on Broadway” rather than Broadway shows themselves.
You breathe a sigh of relief. You Pinterest with renewed vigor and purpose.
And you come up with magic.
Today’s offering is one of my creations and takes all the common elements I identified when I searched “cool New York street fashion”: layers, slouchy pants with heels, scarves, no-fuss tops. The graphic tee print of the NY skyline is just a bonus.
Oh, and I got bored over the weekend and decided to go streamlined and clean and minimalist with my blog theme. Very apropos, I think, to this week’s East Coast vibe. You like?
:: Just the facts, ma’am ::
Top – Old Navy
Jacket – F21
Pants – Old Navy
Scarf – Old Navy
Sandals – Payless
:: Scream it from the top of your lungs ::
Welcome to the Black Parade by My Chemical Romance