this here’s miss bonnie parker.

March 15, 2009
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last night, james and i watched bonnie and clyde for the first time (it was part of our “oops, there’s another iconic film we haven’t seen, better watch it now series”). blood and guts aside, i couldn’t help but swoon over faye dunaway’s wardrobe. i’m no fashionista, but if i were to choose a look to imitate this spring, i think it would have to be bonnie’s. her clothes are so spunky and strong, yet still so darn feminine (woo! women can be hotshot bank robbers too!). everything she wore just looked so gauzy, so silky, so different from the plain cotton t-shirt that i wear most days…ah, inspiration.
 
photo courtesy of warner brothers.

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7 Comments

  • Reply Light and Writing March 15, 2009 at 4:15 pm

    Looking chic while wielding a gun! That’s impressive!

  • Reply americainshort March 15, 2009 at 6:27 pm

    i’m assuming you’ve heard/seen the amazing Gainsbourg/Bardot song.

    Check it out… It is so… detached? pretentious? I dunno. But wonderful.

  • Reply tanya March 15, 2009 at 8:27 pm

    I’m embarrassed….I have to put that movie on my list as well!! 🙂

  • Reply stephrudolph March 16, 2009 at 2:48 am

    I love that you have a whole series of “oops” movies. If it makes you feel any better, this is on my list too.

  • Reply Beth March 16, 2009 at 3:07 am

    This = sweet

  • Reply Dash March 16, 2009 at 7:20 am

    goes to show how brilliant fashion sense or movies never go out of style!

  • Reply perfect bound June 8, 2009 at 8:41 pm

    Such great style.

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