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Monday, March 15, 2010

somewhere over the rainbow 3/15/10

i've been getting a lot of judy garland comments recently. in the past two weeks, i've had friends say that i look very judy garland-esque or parisian. i think it has something to do with my new bomber jacket...yeah, that's it.

and to top it off, i've heard "somewhere over the rainbow" like a million times since then, including when i went shopping at victoria's secret, and i even had to sing it in my voice class. it was the weirdest thing. so i think judy must be speaking to me through the grave. on that note, i've decided to post some great photos of judy and her style.






who has your favorite old-school style?

bonus: my cocktail dress
(dress and jacket--forever 21; accessories and shoes--charlotte russe)
complete with black nail polish



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27 comments

Mimi-Louise-Love said...

i love love parisian and the 1920-40's!!! and you DO look like her its in the lips!!!!!

The Red Angel said...

Love your cocktail dress! Very fashionable. :) Love the side bow.

Judy Garland is awesome and sooo talented!

Vinda Sonata said...

i love vintage pictures! judy is so beautiful! for now, i love colbie caillat's old-school style. she's always so effortlessly chic!

Courtney!;* said...

her hair is always so marvelous. i love her style. cute dress.

Nathalie said...

You're hair looks so pretty and retro. Did you go somewhere special? I don't think I can recognize Judy Garland unless I'm watching Wizard of Oz or if I see a picture of her as Dorothy. I should get start getting into watching old movies and getting to know classic Hollywood starlets. They're so inspiring.

Ari van den Berg said...

I didn't think I like the side bow that much at first, but you looked amazing.

♥ you

nil said...

Yay! I finally got to see the dress,you look stunning btw :)

Aaah,About 'Somewhere over the rainbow"-- it was freaky to see your post named that,cause recently I got tagged in an album like that.
Lol,freaky!

Whatever,nice read as always!
:)

mel said...

wow i love it! i thought she was amazing as dorothy aswell:)
and i jjst adore your dress so much!
xx

fashionjunkie said...

I lovelovelove Judy Garland - I wanted to be her when I was little! She has such a gorgeous face and was so talented. I also really like Rita Hayworth, I wish stars of that era were still around.

www.fashionjjunkie.blogspot.com

darlingdee said...

I love parisian too!

You look amazing. Your cocktail dress is beautiful.

Super cute.

xx
DD

projectvee said...

love the bow on that dress :)

Glam Girl said...

I loved Dorothy when I eas little! Love your dress, especially the colour! Thanks for your comment, pls come back soon!

http://keepingupwithglamfashion.blogspot.com/

Taj Acosta said...

I love Judy Garland! Have you ever seen Meet Me In St. Louis? It's one of her best! xoxo

Alexis said...

Maybe Judy is your muse or someone you want to embody/follow style wise. Like Gap did with Audrey Hepburn and the skinny pants. I've heard that once you're aware of something new it tends to follow you, the only scenario I can think of for me, is when I learn like a new term of phrase and it seems like all of a sudden everyones saying it.
Love your style though
:]!!

Sarah S. Dobbs said...

She is stunning! I also loved Grace Kelley

xx

S.S. DOBBS

what i would have worn... said...

Ooh, I wonder what Judy is trying to tell you? I love Audrey of course (who doesn’t) but my favorite is Marylyn, she was always a little undone…
And this cocktail dress is amazing. It’s almost iridescent.

aurora. said...

audrey is most definately my favourite vintage star
but judys cool too
i love your cocktail dress very cute!
and i like the idea of teaming it with a bomber jacket

thanks for the lovely comment on my blog :)
http://vintageaurora.blogspot.com/
xoxo

kathryn-louisa said...

Love your dress! And Judy is just amazing - I'd be very happy if people likened me to her!

x

http://sparklesmiledance.blogspot.com

Alexandria said...

oh judy garland! love her and your bomber jacket ;)
-Alexandria

www.eyeswdeopen.blogspot.com

Jesa said...

Hi gorgeous- I'm Loving this!!

I take my pics :)

Hope your having a wonderful week!
Cheers, Jesa

Disguise said...

LOVE the dress! :D
I love your blog! :)

Tangerine Fairy said...

Cheryl! I just adore your dress and you look so beautiful! Have a lovely day :)

Caroline said...

Love Judy... she has such a heartbreaking life story, too.

I am an Edie Sedgwick fan. Great blog, I am a writer as well!

http://www.carolineginthecity.blogspot.com

Missy said...

she's fabulous!

Missy
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stacey kelly said...

those old pics are fabulous!!! she's gorgeous. and i love your jacket!

xx

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I LOVE JENEEN NICOLE said...

Cute Dress!
x
jn
www.jeneennicole.com

Prissy said...

your dress is to die for

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