OLD HOLLYWOOD

Tuesday, May 21, 2013


This is one of my best friends, Kayla! I've known her since 2nd grade and now we are both going to go to art schools in New York! She's going to Pratt, so I'm excited to still get to visit her and come back to California with her during our vacations! 

This past Saturday was my school's Senior Prom and I wanted to share a few photos with you all! If I had more time, I would have decided to make my dress so I could have something that was one of a kind. My dream dress would have been very voluminous and in a bold, jewel tone like ruby red or jade green––something along the lines of the dresses by Lanvin! There wasn't much time left when I set out to look for my dress, and most of the places selling formal dresses had already been picked through. Even finding something in my size (regardless of being picky with the design) was a challenge! I thought that some girls were crazy to start looking for their dresses months in advance, but if you want to save yourself from multiple headaches, then start as early as you can so you can get the first pick!

I was so happy to find this gold sequin halter gown by Badgley Mischka though! At that point, I stopped being picky about the color and just wanted something that would stand out. I thought the gold sequins would look really dazzling, and the halter neck made it perfect for me to go full on with an "Old Hollywood" inspired look, complete with pin curls and classic red lips! I didn't intentionally plan out the color palette of gold and red (Iron Man colors) but once I realized the coincidence, I asked my date to get me a red corsage, and painted my nails red as well. If you are thinking of buying this gown and have any questions about the fit, feel free to email me! This dress will surely make you the belle of the ball!

PS: It was also my sister, Michelle's, 15th birthday on the day of my prom, so happy birthday to her! :)

37 comments:

  1. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
    Stunning. Gorgeous. Beautiful.
    Jenn, I could go through a thesaurus or two just trying to describe the level of amazingness that is you and your prom attire. The sequins! The dress shape! Your pin curls! YOU!
    Too. Much. Amazingness.
    Brain can't process. Explosion KERBLOOM.

    Girl, you look like a super mega classy hottie in these photos and I can definitely picture how much more amazing the effect was in real life and in color! I'm sure that it goes without saying that you were the belle of your ball and completely blew your date away :)
    So I hope you can tell just how fantastic I think you looked? Heehee :)

    Quick summary: JENN=MEGA SUPER CUTIE PATOOTIE WITH CLASS AND SASS AND SO MUCH FABULASS-ness (I tried to make it rhyme, I tried!)
    Oh and happy belated birthday to your equally cutesy sister! <3 <3

    ~Alice
    Ainfinitaire

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  2. You look gorgeous in that dress! For a minute there I thought the first picture was some legit old hollywood star candid!

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  3. Oh! my goodness!
    Heavenly <3 <3


    Love from Nagaland :)

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  4. OH MY GOD !!! you are so beautiful in here !!! i am speechless, definitely ♥
    xx

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  5. What an absolute stunner! You look amazing in this old hollywood look, I definitely think that more people should be doing this <3

    Perfection!

    xx
    Nat

    crashingfashionshouse.blogspot.com

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  6. Amazing dress on you! I want something in emerald green for my school formal x

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  7. I love it!! Great job :)


    Have a nice day and I hope to you have time to come into my blog, just
    HERE :)
    xx
    Irene from www.ireneccloset.com

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  8. Wow, You look really chic and elegant in this dress! :)
    Best Wishes!
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  9. You look absolutely breathtaking!! I'm speechless :o

    à la foliee

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  10. Stunning! I love the classic glamour & drama!

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  11. You look absolutely stunning Jennifer. I love the dress so much.

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  12. OMG :o
    This is the best post I've seen in the last time♥ It's just PERFECT :)) I LOVE IT!
    Your dress look on you so beautiful, wow! :)) I adore it my dear:))

    kisses:* and maybe you would want to visit my blog while having some free time?:)) NEW POST

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  13. OMG this dress is soooo gorgeous
    Xoxo
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  14. You look absolutely gorgeous! The dress is amazing.

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  15. great!

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  16. wow absolutely gorgeous!! that dress is stunning :) and you look so beautiful :)

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  17. Omg! happy bday to your sister!!!! you have a really cute family :) and no, you dont look like iron man you look so much better! so... no worries haha. Your interview is my new fresh post! hope you check it <3

    Daniela
    http://flowersandcrowns.blogspot.com

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  18. You look absolutly gorgeous!

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    Carly's Closet

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  19. You looked absolutely perfect!! Congrats on graduating, and going to NYC!

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  20. I bet your date was like OMGGGGG! How lovely :)

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  21. ohh my gosh Jennifer you are amazing!
    this dress looks beautiful on you even if it's not sewn by yourself.
    and I think you'll have a great time in NYC:)

    Emma xx
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  22. that dress is so cute [:
    i loved the entire look so much !
    an i agree !usually when prom times comes around it is filled with
    girls who have similar type of dresses which isnt bad if they really
    like the dress but then its just harder to stand out from all the other girls
    you did a great job though [: hope you had loads of fun an happy late birthday to your sister as well

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  23. This is a very classy look, and I love how you themed it around old Hollywood! Very chic! :-)

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  24. Wooow, so so so classy !!! We have no Prom in France, so we don't have any occasion like this, to choose a very nice dress, etc... You seem to come from an old movie, you're really dazzling !

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  25. Wow you look incredible! I hope you had an amazing time
    Lucia's Loves
    x

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