Wednesday, September 28, 2011

WWD: Somebody's Baby

I'm feeling very Pat Benatar, or better yet, very Fast Times At Ridgemont High, in this ensemble. The oversized grey tee, the red skinnies, black pumps. I know I went to high school in the 80s, but dammit, I still love this silhouette.

Speaking of Fast Times, let's talk All Time Best High School Movies, shall we?

Fast Times is DEFINITELY at the top of the list for me. Great music, bitchin fashion, and Sean Penn in a Baja shirt? What could possibly be better? Oh yeah, Phoebe Cates in a bikini.
Sixteen Candles. Come ON. Molly Ringwald, princess of high school angst, Anthony Michael Hall when he was a skinny geek, and Michael Schoeffling, dreamy Matt Dillon look-alike? Yes, please. Speaking of, what the hell ever happened to Jake Ryan? Apparently he is a furniture-maker in Pennsylvania, and is extremely hard to track down on the interwebs.

The Breakfast Club. Duh. Who DIDN'T want to get locked into their school library with the jock and the rebel after The Breakfast Club?
The Outsiders. Taking a trip on the way back machine here. Has there been a movie filled with more eye candy since The Outsiders? Patrick Swayze, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Tom Cruise and Emilio Estevez (before they both became hot, and WAY before Tom Cruise became a weirdo), Rob Lowe and C. Thomas Howell? Sigh. I came for the Rob Lowe, but stayed for the C. Thomas Howell. Stay gold, Ponyboy.

Clueless. Our first introduction into the Wonder That Is Paul Rudd AND Alicia "Cher" Silverstone's Uh-frigging-mazing closet? That's two! Two! Two! Mints in one!

American Pie. Band geek, party of one here. Of COURSE I loved American Pie, though I must admit that nothing QUITE as untoward happened on any band outings that I took part in. Unfortunately.

So let's hear it. What were YOUR favorite high school movies? And I mean it. I ain't even gonna lie - the lack of comments lately is totally harshing my mellow. 

Shirt: F21
Pants: Zara
Shoes: Vince Camuto
Necklace: F21
Bracelet: Charming Charlie's
Earrings: Gift, Amy Bo Bamy



thenauticalwheeler said...

Loving your shoes! and the cuff! great outfit

Liv said...

Missing from your admittedly awesome list: Heathers and Dazed and Confused. And I always preferred Pretty in Pink to Sixteen Candles myself.

And I'm sorry I've been neglecting you1 I`ve been neglecting my own blog too!

Liv said...

Ugh. I can't *believe* I forgot Say Anything.
"I gave her my heart and she gave me a pen." Oh, Lloyd.

Proctor&Cruz Designs said...

Fantastic outfit! The heels are stunning!
P&C x

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MerciBlahBlah said...

Nautical and Cruz - thank you!!!

Liv- I cannot BELIEVE I forgot Heathers. Only one of my favorite movies of all time. And Pretty In Pink and Say Anything? Hells yes. Dazed and Confused was Matthew McConaughey at his finest. All right all right all riiiiight....

Carly said...

Been a while girl..hope you are well..I am insane with fall..but enough about ME,
love the colorful pants and LOVE those shoes..kickass.

Jenny @ Spry On The Wall said...

Sixteen Candles!!! Which stars the gal I'm most compared to (looks wise) Molly Ringwald. Is that a good or bad thing ;o)

oomph. said...

so 80's, haha, and i love it! those shoes are amazeballs, too.

sixteen candles, pretty in pink (i mean molly ringwald was the epitome of the 80's), desperately seeking susan, breakfast club to name a few others...