Neon Queen

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Ever since we hosted an 80's party last summer, I find myself inspired by the colors and trends of that time (neon and acid wash anyone?) So when I spotted these tie dye wash jean leggings on sale at Express... come to Mama.  (Though they may be a little more '90's than '80's and just so happen to be called Zelda. -- Please tell me you remember that video game. No? Go ask your little brother.) The pink top has a deep V and loose shoulders that give it a little Flashdance feel. And blue leopard print? Hellooo 'borderline-so-tacky-it's-almost-cool!' If you squint, you can see the multi gemstone peacock earrings that I actually wore to '80's party - well, one of them... these babies go with tons of stuff! And a neon queen isn't complete without splash paint nails. (We'll discuss later this week.)








Earrings: Icing  /  Clutch: Aldo  /  Top: Armani Exchange  /  Jeans: Express 
Shoes: Rugged Warehouse  /  Manicure: Sally Hansen Collide-o-Scope 

28 comments:

  1. I love this! It's like a modern, sophisticated take on the 80s but still tons of fun and very playful. And the sleeves on your top are perfect.

    xoxo ~ Courtney
    http://sartorialsidelines.blogspot.com

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  2. LOVE the top! :) The whole outfit works, even if I don't think I could pull it off. For one, those shoes probably don't come in my size. :P

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  3. The tie dye wash is perfect in the lighter shade - it's not so loud. And of course, I love your manicure!

    xox Lexi
    Glitter & Pearls

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  4. awwww, LOVE! and the mani! i die!

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  5. so perfect...and with a wee bit of nostalgia. i love me a pink top any day of the week. hope you went somewhere fancy!

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  6. Love it!!!!!! I have a pair of super acid wash bells...can't get rid of them - I have been using them for any themed party i can!

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  7. This is a pretty cute outfit, girl! You look like you're having fun wearing it, too!

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  8. You are too adorable! We just watched Hot Tub Time Machine last night (pretty genius) and all the 80s fashion was making me rethink the bright colors in my closet!

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  9. I love everything about this! I picked up some of the Sally Hansen nail effects but I definitely want to try those next.

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  10. You look gorgeous! I love the hot pink with the blue and black heels. And oh my gosh - LEGS! For DAYS!

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  11. Hot mama! I miss the 80's. You would've rocked it.

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  12. all about wearing the bright colors and I'm loving your pick top girl! xo

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  13. a. cannot believe you just referred to Zelda. omg. i'm having a serious moment of nostalgia.
    b. your nails are out of control awesome.
    c. those jeans are hot. the end.

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  14. This outfit is the cutest! You pull it off amazingly well! I have been on the hunt for a good pair of white skinny pants, preferably capri to endure the upcoming summer heat :)

    PS Zelda is the BEST! and waaaaaaaaaay better than final fantasy! Also do you remember Chrono Trigger?

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  15. Oh yeah, and what I MEANT to say, before I got distracted by your cute post, is I TOTALLY agree. It helps to find things to take your mind of the situation. As much as we try to resist-- a change will do ya good!

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  16. looks great on you!! your hair looks really pretty too.

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  17. oh super cute, i love, love, love it. I don't wear too much pink on top because it doesn't go well with my skin tone! However, I definitely enjoy it. The color of the jeans is really nice and perfect as head into summer. I love your hair in the breeze the most! I wish Chicago air was encircling me :) and that train in the background, I just plain love.

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  18. I absolutely love the look. It's really 80s inspired, but in all the good ways! Those jeans totally bring me back.

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  19. That is such a great outfit and I totally love the nails. You are such a cutie! Have a great day, darling
    Kisses

    Ps: I’m hosting a super fun 3 winners GIVEAWAY today! Hope you’ll join in :)

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  20. i am in love with your outfit!! LOVE IT!!!

    XOXO

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  21. Love this! So fun and the top looks fab on you. Great color.

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  22. You look absolutely fabulous!!! Love that top! I totally still let wide neck shirts hang down one shoulder in the summer, very subtly sexy and subtly 80's =)

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  23. Wow, love your blouse! you look great with these outfit. And the shoes are awesome!!!

    xx
    S

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  24. Looking absolutely fabulous, my dear!
    xo

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  25. I love the whole outfit. So wearable and so fun!

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  26. love those shoes!! ahh. want them! <3 EverRubyGirl.blogspot.com

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  27. I think you look great and yes, I remember Zelda!:D

    ***** Marie *****
    allthingsmarie.com

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  28. Is there anything you don't look great in? Can't imagine its possible. Plus, AMAZING HAIR. Does your photographer pick the locations for pix?
    Great photos of you.

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