Wednesday, May 6, 2015

WIWW - What I Wore Wednesday - 5/6/15

Okay, so my plan was to do a "What I Wore Wednesday" post today, but when I sat down to compose it, I realized I had no pictures of what I've been wearing.  I'll get on that.  Soon.  I think.  (I hope.)

That is totally me.  The less laundry, the better!!

So, in lieu of MY outfits this week, I thought it'd be fun to check out what some of the stars wore two nights ago to the Met Gala in NYC.  There were definitely some, ahem, statement outfits - a la Sarah Jessica Parker:

I mean, what IS that?!  I'm all about being fashion forward, especially at a fashion event, but - seriously - what the heck?!  The first thing I thought of when I saw her is Ninjago.  Are you familiar?  Probably not if you don't have a young child at home!  To be honest, I had never heard of Ninjago before a few weeks ago when my son became obsessed.  I mean, OB..SESSED.  I don't say that lightly, people. 
If you don't know anything about it, here's one picture so you can understand the comparison to Miss SJP:
See where I was going with that?  She'd fit right in to that picture.
There are a few other comparisons that made as well.  They gave me a good chuckle.  Have a look-see: click here.  You've GOTTA see them.  Don't just pass over that link.  Don't you do it.  They're HYSTERICAL!!! 
(Just FYI - I love me some Sarah JP.  I do.  Her fashion choices definitely would not be mine, but I love her all the same!)
Now that I got that out of my system, let's move on to my favorites.  First up, Keri Russell:
I love the colors, the texture, the hair and make-up -- just everything.  It's very peacock-y, and it's gorgeous.  The only thing I think could be improved are the shoes.  I like them - I do - but I would have loved to see a pop of something instead of just black.  Wouldn't a coral heel be cool?
Next up - Uma Thurman. 
She looks beautiful.  And those legs!  I want them.  I am going to start standing like she is here.  Maybe it will catch on and we'll all be doing it.  I mean, look how flattering that pose is!  We'd all look like swans.  All. the. time.
On to Kate Beckinsale.  I have always, always thought she was stunning, and I usually love her fashion choices.  No exception here.
It looks like she got some work done, like her lips or something, right?  Either way, I still think she's so pretty.  I love the top of the dress and the shape on her, but my favorite thing about this look is how "old Hollywood" it is with the hair - and then how it's all juxtaposed with the dark nail and toe polish.  Classic yet still trendy.  Love.

(Side note - I love the word "juxtaposition."  I try to incorporate it as often as possible in my daily conversations.)
Now let's check out Helen Mirren's dress. 
The red color is so flattering on her, and I love the cut-outs.  Very in right now.  She looks super tiny in this, too.  Look at her waist!
Okay - last one.  Here is Reese Witherspoon, also in red:
Some critics didn't care for her look, but I thought her dress looks great.  Her make-up doesn't really look like it's done, though, and - although I like her shoes - I probably would have gone with a metallic of some sort to match her jewelry.  I just am not a huge fan of matchy/matchy.  (I'll have to keep that in mind the next time I go to the Met Gala.)
Weren't these outfits so much better than what I would have shown you from my closet?  I was mostly in sweats and yoga pants this past week anyway.  BOR-ING.
Hoping to do my "Thankful Thursday" post tomorrow on the blog, but my little guy got sick last night (fever and vomiting - yuck!), so not sure if it will happen yet. 

Oh, and one more thing...

TOMORROW IS MY BIRTHDAY!!!!!  You know - just a subtle reminder.


  1. So sorry your little one is ill; hope it passes quickly. HAPPY "PRE-BIRTHDAY" TO YOU!

    1. Thanks, Laurie, for both the get well wishes for my son and the birthday wishes for me!! That was very sweet of you.

  2. thanks for visiting the blog today!
    LOVE this post, and you're right, something looks a little different with Kate... I think it's the lips too! But she still looks stunning and dress is perfect.
    I love SJP but that is seriously strange. The head piece?! Bizarre!

    happy almost birthday!

    1. Thanks, Shaunacey, for stopping by! I still love Kate Beckinsale, too...

  3. Haha I love the memes! How crazy and out there were some of those gala dresses! I love seeing how people are photoshopping Rhianna's dress into like pizzas,etc! lol

    1. I know! Too funny. I wonder if the celebrities can laugh at themselves with the memes.

      Thanks for stopping by!