Monday, July 11, 2011

How to Wear Red: What I Wore to Trevor Project Prom

In 1995, I was a nerdy senior at an all-girls Catholic high school who barely snagged one date to prom.

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Sixteen years later, even though I am now a senior citizen, I managed to nab five dates for the Trevor Project "Prom."
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Sure they were all gay but they were pretty and fabulous and fun---that's all that matters.


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So what does one wear to a prom-themed fundraiser at a castle hovering at the tippy top of the Hollywood Hills?

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According to my work bestie, Lashes Lawyer, a powder blue tux and ruffled shirt. LOVE!

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We went shopping earlier in the day and found many a REDICulous ruffled option for me.

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Utimately settled on this look. $40 at Jet Rag. Fit me like a glove and matched Lashes Lawyer in that it looked classy camp. Have never worn a red long gown before. Love love love the satin, Miss America, lady in red of it all.


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Added the tiara because when going to prom with queens, one has to crown oneself.


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Before some amazing Marie Antoinette steals your thunder. F ;)

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Or some pretty boy distracts you with his chest peep

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So you don't notice he's wearing peeptoes TOO!!!!

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Shoes were really the most important fashion call of the night

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We were all fire burning on the dance floor

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We're talking outta control shenanigans that led to a twisted ankle. Ugh to old age.


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But yay to how cuuuuute Sable Crow is tearing up the dancefloor!!!

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Check out how deftly he prom poses AND covers my belly in this photo: A+!


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That bitch sure knows how to work a camera...

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The Inspiration


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4 comments:

adeleno5 said...

The word "prom" gives me a little teenage horror flashback to being 3 inches taller than my date. In flats. But you look amazing in red, and it looks like a wonderful night for a worthy cause.

Alysson said...

love these red inspirations!! XO

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lookrichbitch said...

FUUUUUUUUUN!

Smarts Magazine said...

Love!

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