tank, necklace ~ H&M
earrings ~ hand-me-down
sunglasses ~ swap
skirt ~ thrifted
kimono top, boots ~ garage sale
jacket ~ b. (a resale shop)
skirt ~ H&M
boots ~ gift from sisters
socks ~ Target
nora and i went to a halloween party on friday night. on our way home, we decided to stop at a local karaoke bar...you know, just to see what was happening. well, being the day after halloween, obviously no one was dressed up. in we walked, dressed as mary poppins and bert (you can see us here), and everyone was staring at us. not that i blame them...we were the only ones dressed up. a little embarrassed, we sat down at the bar and ordered some beers. we laughed at ourselves for about 20 minutes, and then i said to nora, "let's just own it and put in a song request."
so we headed to the karaoke station, each put a song in and waited our turn. i got called up (next up, mary poppins singing love is a battlefield) and sang my song in my goofy costume. nora was next, (ladies and gentlemen, bert singing time for me to fly) and we took a short break.
in normal fashion, i sang another song, still feeling a little silly, but not caring too much. nora headed to the bathroom, and she was up next. well what do you know, she started singing and i looked at her...and there she was, soot washed off her face, hat and vest off...looking pretty close to normal. and there i sat, still mary poppins.
so i did what any normal person would do ~ ran to the bathroom, took my hat off, shook my hair out of the bun, threw on some lipstick and sang a little cher.
it was a successful night.