Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Alive Again Wardrobe: The Piemaker (part II)

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Chapter 2 of an approximately 14-part series! Uh, let's see how this goes. I'm actually sorta winging this project as it goes along, so please bear with me. I just have the basic skeleton set up nice and sturdy, it's just a matter of getting a bunch of Amish people to figuratively raise up the barn that is this wardrobe remix series.

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Vest, check. Black button-up shirt, check. Chucks, check. Actual Chuck, not check. [Screencaps taken by me]

Today was a very masculine take on well... the main male character of Pushing Daisies. It seems that Ned has a closet just full of cardigans, black shirts and skinny ties. I have to admit, I did have fun dressing up quite androgynously (Mozilla is telling me that "androgynously" isn't a word, but Google says it is. Which internet superpower to believe in??). The only drawback was that you couldn't tell that it was a high of balmy 70s when you see my dark outfit. Does Ned have to live like this all the time, dressing like the grim reaper even when it's hot and sunny outside?

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The bottom photo is my "awkward monkey waiting for a banana wtf is my banana" pose.

I like donning drastically different outfits that reside on opposite sides of the gender spectrum. As I've mentioned before, I'm a fan of the masculine-inspired womens' wear, but I mixed some feminine touches (like the loose white vest and ruched blouse) into Ned's basic outfit. I just had a thought: I feel like a good majority of fashion bloggers out there (especially the more well-known ones) have very feminine styles. Beautiful dresses, flowing skirts, you name it. I love the feminine style too, but I wonder if there's room for a more gender-bending style. What do you guys think?

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I think I just might steal Pink's blazer soon, it's just that adorable. And well, so is she, pshaw.

Blouse- Max Azria via TJMaxx : Tank- Juniper : Vest- garage sale : Skinnies- Gap : Shoes- Chucks via TJMaxx : Belt- Goodwill

What's Lovely for March 31, 2010: Feeling just so shittastic and tired at the beginning of the day, only to realize that people do care. Cue the cheesy music and Lifetime channel promos, but I'm really grateful for that.

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Oh yeah, and I'm grateful for this, too.

Look, a silly gif!

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Do the D.A.N.C.E. booty booty shake shake (what booty?)


Ce qui m'inspire said...

I love this project, it's such a fun idea (and I love Pushing Daisies)! I think you've done really well working Ned's style into your outfits, and I'm incredibly excited to see how you will do the rest of the characters (especially Lily and Vivian). Keept it up!

Ce qui m'inspire

tess said...

why oh why did that show get canceled!

Poppy said...

Bwahaha! That gif is fantastic! XD
I'm loving this series you're doing here and your take on the outfits are looking pretty cool so far! =]

Ali said...

Hahaha I love your silly gif. :D It's soo cute. <3 and your vest is adorable. And your belt. I like it all. So much.

Jennifer Fabulous said...

Love the outfit. I never saw the show, but I have been hearing such great things I just might have to get it on DVD if possible.

I agree though, gender bending is definitly a fun must-do for any fashionista. It's boring to just be girly all the time. ;)

Anna said...

That little dance just made me laugh :P You are funny.

Passport Smiles said...

I like the androgynous dressing, but I could never pull it off. Great inspiration from "Pushing Daisies"! I adore that show and the character of Ned.

Plus, the gif is so cute. Booty shakin' is a necessary part of life.

Brandi said...

Really cute outfit -- love the sneakers.

And the butt wiggle dance. That's the best.