Friday, February 10, 2012

Bad Girls

The Noir City film festival just seems to get better and better every year. There's a Noir City tradition of having the Thursday night be "Bad Girls" night, so of course that was the show we decided to get dressed up for. This year's Thursday night lineup featured our bad girl icon, Beverly Michaels (star of one of our Noir City all-time favorites, Wicked Woman), in Pickup. Laura, Fawn and I even made up a drinking game to accompany the double feature, the rules of which were:
  • Woman applies lipstick: one drink
  • Woman puts a hand on her hip: one drink
  • Someone lights up a cigarette: one drink
  • A slap followed by a kiss: two drinks
It was the cigarette scenes that really did us in. I frankly wonder how people found time for anything else besides smoking in the 40's and 50's. 

Laura wore a dress she got from Modcloth, which just happened to look like it was made specifically to go with her adorable pair of pink and brown John Fluevog shoes. She topped it off with a vintage mink stole she found at an estate sale. Fawn went for a classic secretary look complete with pencil skirt and cardigan, pairing it with a vintage hat that I retrimmed myself. I wore my vintage 50's dress and a vintage fur-trimmed hat I found at Goodwill.

As for being bad girls, we did get a little tipsy, but we weren't even in the same league as Beverly Michaels. We've really got to work on that next year.


Shybiker said...

Great idea, adorable outfits. Yes, they really did smoke a lot back then!

LPC said...

Totally fun. I think I would have had to go as the Ostensibly Good Girl Who Is Bad In Her Heart. There's always one:).

Jude said...

You bad girls look sooo good!

Patti said...

Ah, bad girls go everywhere. Love the drinking game!

Sheila said...

I love your Bad Girl outfits - the details are all so perfect!

Unknown said...

very sexy