Sunday, August 16, 2009

Welcome to the jungle... a Guns'n'Roses tune off their album Appetite for Destruction. Why am I telling you this? One of my friends recently turned 27, and to celebrate her birthday she decided to have an 80s dress-up karaoke party at this crazy-awesome karaoke bar we know (Dreamland) where drinks, a Chinese buffet and karaoke can be enjoyed for the sweet sweet price of $30. I decided to take inspiration from Axl Rose, front man for Guns'n'Roses....minus the bandana. Can't be mussing up the hair you know ;)

It was a crazy affair, with everyone turning up in the best 80s outfits. There was the aerobics chick, the neon colours outfit, the ridiculous moustache and mullet wig, the 80s rockstar (complete with shoulder padded leather jacket and hi-tops), an American werewolf in London and a few more crazy outfits.

We took some crazy pics which I look forward to seeing. I only took a few pics myself.

(Stuart; in the crazzzy leather jacket, neon tee and hi-tops)


The most embarassing thing about my outfit was the fact that the only thing I had to purchase specially for the party was the aviator sunglasses. Heh.

The rest of the weekend was spent shopping for birthday presents and cake and generally chilling out. Perfect. I also contemplated distressing the skinny jeans in these pics, but was too lazy to actually deliver.


Check out the gorgeous turquoise cross stone ring Stu bought me :)

Yes, I'm always awkward taking poseur pics, don't mind me....

How did you guys spend your weekends?

80s outfit: tank, witchery. leather skinnies, sportsgirl. leather gloves, markets. leopard print jacket, vintage. chains, diva; live; vintage. sunnies, cotton on.
normal outfit: tank, supre. jeans, lee supatube. shoes, DIY rubi. leather jacket, red rover. arm wear, street vendor in thailand; markets; diva.


Anonymous said...

I love your jacket and jeans, great look!


Great biker!!

Sweety P said...

I love the hit of color you added with your outfit! Stuart is a hottie!

stilettostetico said...

Mmmh I really like your GLAMorous lipstick's timeless/sulfurous side, Or How to sublimate "80's inspired GLAM Rock" on such a strong/bloody way !!!

à Bientôt, Antoine

Delmy said...

I LOVE YOUR HAIR IN THESE PHOTOS! The brown is so rich

thesydneygirl said...

that red lippy on you
is freakin gorgeous!!!!
i love dress up parties!
so much fun! and you look
so sexy in those aviators!!!
♥ ♥ ♥

Clarity said...

I want to be back in 1989, somehow the thought of appreciating then as it deserves :)

All the pics are great, all you need is an mp3 of any singing on the night, sweet child of mine.

Sharon Rose said...

Hi there-wow, fabulous pictures and you look lovely as always! Wishing you a great week ahead my dear!

Elizabeth Marie said...

The jeans are perfection on you! You're so badass I love it, seriously...

And the RED LIPS! I die.

janettaylor said...

U look so amazing. I especially love that leather jacket. WOW!


Jill Pilgrim said...

You look awesome!! I wish I could pull off a leather jacket like that!

cody said...

love those outfit...<3

Marie-Louise said...

the pop of color really makes the outfit perfect! nice look!

looks like you had a great weekend! :)

KAELA said...

Those accessories work perfectly with your effortless look! x


Anika said...

thanks for the lovely comments folks, they are very much appreciated :)