What I Wore: Bringin' Dynasty Back

3:24 AM

Way before TV's saucy dish of sex, scandal and catfights known the world over as Gossip Girl, there was [drumroll, please] Dynasty.

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Unfortunately I wasn't born then to be able to tell the tale, but I have caught a few snippets of this 80's TV icon to understand why people went gaga with all that cheesy drama for 9 years. babes pelting mud and clawing each other's eyes out, money, fame and fortune, more brawls and catfights, and TONS and TONS of shoulder pad action. gotta love it!

Hearing that Norman, the featured designer at the Penthouse last week (see previous post) had a very distinct 80's air about his collection (and since its no longer a crime to be wearing shoulder pads again, really), I decided to ransack my mom's closet for something decidedly Dynasty-inspired.

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WEARING
vintage top from Mom
city shorts-G2000
booties-Le Donne

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Yeah, I'm sure she wouldn't have jazzed up her omnipresent shoulder-padded duds with cheap bling and city shorts, but you know Alexis Carrington (Joan Collins) partied with incredibly strong shoulders and whack prints. Genius.

The Penthouse also had this incredibly intense lighting (in the corridor) that changes colour every so often, and you KNOW we just wouldn't be able to resist playing with it!


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My good friend Yves (please do visit his site if you still haven't! you'd love his daily outfit posts as well.:) http://yvestyle.blogspot.com) also had his moment in the spotlight as well:

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I'm gonna make this post uber quick. Came from another installment of the Penthouse Fashion Series last night and basically went home around 4 am.. and egad, its still 9. HAVE to get back to sleep. REALLY!

And oh, thanks for your support (I've thanked you a billion times but I can't thank you enough). 39 followers, wow, finally this blog is going places (i think). Thanks again. XOXO!

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37 comments

  1. wow, you are looking fierce!! I love that black and white on you :-)

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  2. Wow, if I was Tyra Banks i'd TOTALLY be having a "fiieeeeerrrrrccccceee" moment!

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  3. I agree. You do look fierce. I love the top. I wish my mom had cool tops like that. LOL.

    By the way, congratulations on the 39 followers. Your blog is fabulous. :)

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  4. oh goodie! i was beginning to wonder if u were going to post ur outfit during d last Penthouse series last week.

    and yes, u totally rocked those shoulder pads. ur mom wud be proud of u. haha. u always look edgy!

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  5. Love those shoulder pads, and cool lighting. I'll make sure to check out your friends blog!
    XOXOXO
    Libby
    http://fashionconfectionairy.weebly.com

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  6. I loved every picture in your blog -- the colors just drip off of the screen.

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  7. vintage clothes from our moms is always the best !
    looking cute !

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  8. now u can go to the disco!!u look great!

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  9. jealous of all the parties you go to. You look fantabulous here!

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  10. OOooooh YES I really love "wild catfights between roaring "Luxury Bitches" ("Beads of sweat")!!!!!!!!!
    ps: Your Dynasty's personal declination truly exudes a delightful conqueror mood (especially with the mirror's Narcissistic effect) . . .

    à Bientôt, Antoine

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  12. Freaking hot! When I first saw it I thought it was some modern edgey piece you were rocking... goes to show how cyclical fashion trends are! Love your attitude in these shots.

    xx

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  13. wow that looks amazing, you basically got me with the graphic patterns and the black and white especially your shoes..

    hot damn!

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  14. cool outfit...very dynasty!

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  15. beautiful dress, love the pics with the mirrors :)

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  16. Woooowww!! so fierce! lovin your vintage blazer! <3<3<3

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  17. I like the booties and the sunglasses! You look fierce.

    xoxo Isabella Clarisse xoxo
    www.tasteoffashionkar.blogspot.com

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  18. Eden, wow your top looks so bongga with the strong shoulders!! I remember bryanboy was gaga over this show too..=)

    -Mads
    fashionisthebestmedicine.blogspot.com

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  19. You look Gaga-tastic with that sweet blazer!

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  20. great vintage blazer! and those pose - fierce! love the play of lights too

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  21. What an amazing dress! I have the color and the design! Work it girl! :-) xxoxoxo

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  22. Great outfit! I watched Dynasty, when I was a child and I like the 80's look.

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  23. you indeed look just out of dinasty!

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  24. You make the '80s look gooooood! And I should know, I lived them LOL!

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  25. There is nothing in the whole world better than an 80s soap opera. You look AWESOME!

    xoxo
    Lily

    http://mirth-thehouseof.blogspot.com

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  26. I love the different coloured spotlights. Both of you look completely fierce and strong!

    To answer your question, I was just in the Philippines in Manila and Legaspi three weeks ago. I don't expect to be back for a wee while!

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  27. looks like the latest trend now is the ransack-your-mom's-closet-look. just recently just did so. talk about major treasure cove

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  28. Love the printed top! Nice Dynasty homage. haha

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  29. oh boy... that outfit is so freakin' cool!
    xx

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  30. I love this outfit so very, very much.

    Fierce indeed as someone pointed out ;)

    Have a lovely weekend m'dear

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  31. Love the shades and the lighting :)

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  32. Eden buti ka pa you're so productive!! I woke up super late I didn't report to the health center I am currently rotating in!! Boo.. that's why I'm online again.. lalalala=)

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  33. i love how bold the print of your top is!! it looks fabulous on you!!

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