Thursday, July 24, 2014

Hamptons-Poolside-Chic meets Sue Ellen Ewing Early '80's Realness

Okay, this post title is ridiculous I know, BUT come on, it's accurate am I right?

blouse-JOA via Le Tote, necklace/bracelet-Le Tote, trousers-Zara, belt-J.Crew,(similar here) wedges-Sole Society

These pleated drapey pants scream early 80's glamour. Paired with this sailor-suit-esque blouse I was definitely ready for a seaside cocktail party, right? This outfit also called to mind the elegance of early 80's Dallas.  It has been my experience that as a child of the 80's one's house was either in the Dallas camp or the Dynasty camp. We were a Dallas household for sures. So, one of my earliest style influences was Sue Ellen Ewing. Despite the pills, the booze, the philandering husband, and lost potential of a life on her own terms Miss Sue Ellen kept it quite fierce especially in the early years of the show. 

Here she is serving up sternum-baring chic! 

I tried to watch the reboot of the series on TNT, but I just couldn't get into it. The nostalgia for the original show was too strong and the new cast wasn't blowing my skirt up all that much. 

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