Thursday, April 29, 2010

belated broadway week swoonsday!

I could write a book on my love for Jonathan Groff. And if you follow my blog, you know this already. Therefore, this belated Broadway Week swoonsday will be kept simple. My sister and I have decided he'd make the best gay-boyfriend ever: he probably gives really good forehead kisses, and would make you waffles for breakfast--with butter AND syrup...

[this might have hit the unhealthy point. whatever. love him.]

broadway week: day 4 - billy elliot

Today's Broadway week show is 'Billy Elliot.' I will admit, this isn't on my top see list, but I love a good dance-based show, and this show is all about ballet. I chose to style a look based on the ballet theme, but since the show is about a boy who is a ballet dancer, I chose to keep the color palette more in the tan/neutral zone, and have delicate accessories to keep the look feminine.

1. leotard -mirella
2. cardigan - free people
3. head band - topshop
4. ring - topshop
5. ring - jules smith
6. necklace - topshop
7. watch - free people
8. sandals - free people
9. gunny sack - alexander wang
10. crocheted thigh highs - betsey johnson
11. flippy skirt - topshop

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

broadway week: day 3 - west side story

For day 3 of Broadway week, I strayed from Regis & Kelly's path, with a look inspired by a show I've been dying to see: West Side Story. The look comprises of a white 'Maria' dress, mixed with some harder edged 'Shark v. Jets' inspired pieces. You could easily wear this look to the big dance to meet the man of your dreams, or be a girl behaving badly around town! ;) 

1. gold leaf bracelet - free people
2. black leather jacket - S.W.O.R.D
3. red pump - camilla skovgaard
4. rose ring - free people
5. barrette - marc by marc jacobs
6. dagger necklace - free people
7. seamed tights - spanx
8. tumbleweed tote - free people
9. white ruffled dress - marc by marc jacobs

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

broadway week: day 2 - HAIR

I've swooned and gushed all about HAIR before, but since Regis and Kelly wanted to feature them [and their nearly entirely new tribe!] for Broadway week, I thought, why not? No need to tell me twice. This look is perfect for lounging in the park, roaming the city, attending a be-in [maybe of the music festival variety?] and most importantly spreading peace, love, and letting the sun shine in!

2. shorts - current/elliott
3. shrug - anthropologie
4. sunglasses - oliver peoples
5. necklace - free people
7. headband - free people
8. bag - free people
9. moccasins - house of harlow 1960
10. vest - leyendercker

Monday, April 26, 2010

broadway week: day 1 - american idiot

It's Broadway week! [At least on my blog and Live! with Regis and Kelly :)] I'm going to be showcasing fashion inspired by a lot of the shows currently on Broadway that I am in love with or dying to see [aaaand some of the same ones R&K pick, too!] 
Today's look is inspired by the new musical 'American Idiot.' This show looks beyond amazing. The entire score for the show is comprised of songs from Green Day's album of the same name, and a few tracks from their latest release, '21st Century Breakdown.' [side note: I always forget how much I like Green Day until I hear one of their songs and then I remember.] The look of the show is kind of grungy and dirty, but theres hidden elements of polish to it all, which is the look I tried to create with these pieces. And what good punk rock show doesn't require the perfect, smudgy, waterproof eyeliner?

1. leather pants - rag & bone
2. draped top - dolce vita
3. bracelet -METALSKIN
4. bracelet - low luv x erin wasson
5. bracelet - giles & brother
6. bracelet - gorjana
7. double ring - jules smith
10. plaid button down - bdg
11. waterproof eyeliner - smashbox

Here's a clip of John Gallagher Jr., Michael Esper, and Stark Sands singing 'Wake Me Up When September Ends' on Regis & Kelly this morning.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010


This weeks swoonsday cutie doesn't need much of an introduction. Jake Gyllenhaal has been stealing hearts for quite some time. He can sing, he can do comedy, he can be a serious actor, and he's pretty easy on the eyes--pretty much the total package.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010


This week's tunesday video is pretty rad, in my opinion. Ok Go's video for 'This Too Shall Pass,' is one continuous shot of a fun contraption setting of a chain of events like an old time cartoon inventor. I'm quite impressed.

Monday, April 19, 2010

elle espana

I am loving this spread from Elle Espana where classic Disney characters have been reinterpreted as famous fashion designers! Which is your favorite???

Friday, April 16, 2010

forever young

This weekend, follow the advice of Mr. Bob Dylan: 

May God bless and keep you always 
May your wishes all come true
May you always do for others 
And let others do for you
May you build a ladder to the stars 
And climb on every rung
May you stay forever young

May you grow up to be righteous 
May you grow up to be true
May you always know the truth 
And see the lights surrounding you
May you always be courageous 
Stand upright and be strong
May you stay forever young

May your hands always be busy

 May your feet always be swift

May you have a strong foundation 
When the winds of changes shift

May your heart always be joyful 

And may your song always be sung

May you stay forever young

Happy Weekend! 
[I'm off to East Lansing for the SADA Fashion Show! the first one I get to watch after 5 years of helping plan them!]

Wednesday, April 14, 2010


This weeks swoonsday is a special request from Lauren, and her chosen hottie is more than qualified :) Hunter Parrish, aka Silas Botwin from Showtime's hit series 'Weeds.' He's also been in films like '17 Again' and 'It's Complicated,' and he was even on Broadway for awhile, starring in 'Spring Awakening.' [aka he can siiiiing.] Enjoy!