Archive for the 'What to Wear' Category

30
Jul
15

Opening Night Style: Anything Goes

 

 

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Opening Night Style at QPAC: Anything Goes

 

 

1930s inspired cocktail frocks were on point on Tuesday night at QPAC for the glittering opening night of Opera Australia and John Frost’s Anything Goes. I opted for a more 20s styled Miss Anne because SPARKLES.

The show is as de-lightful, de-licious and de-lovely as you would expect! Read my review here and see it before the ship sails – must finish August 16.

 

 

Anything Goes

 

Dress Code: Cocktail

 

Wearing

 

Dress: Miss Anne via Retournez-vous

 

Shoes: Guess & Voodoo Glow Toeless #sorrynotsorry

 

Hair: Suite Three Hair

 

Poppy wears Origami via Myer and above, vintage jacket from the vault of her bestie, Mira.

 

 

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20
Feb
15

Opening Night Style at Brisbane Powerhouse: Sex With Strangers

 

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Opening Night Style at Brisbane Powerhouse: Sex With Strangers

 

Loved this show so hard! Here’s my review. With any luck, we’ll see it return yet again…

 

Sex With Strangers

 

Dress Code: Smart & sexy

 

Pre-show drinks: Bar Alto

 

Wearing

 

Top: Mesop

 

Leggings: Black Milk Clothing

 

Shoes: Guess

 

 

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19
Feb
15

Opening Night Style at Brisbane Powerhouse: 5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche

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Opening Night Style at Brisbane Powerhouse: 5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche

 

Actually, we saw the show on closing night but #openingnightstyle

 

Imprint Theatricals and a few of our fave Brisvegas girls brought us a fast-paced, fun comedy for a week! I hope it returns – I’m sure that it will – and when it does, we’ll be back for seconds. Read my review here.

 

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Dress Code: It’s Brisbane Powerhouse. Wear whatever the Uptown Funk you like.

 

Pre-show drinks: Bar Alto

 

Wearing

 

Dress: Metalicus (Tigerlily Nefertiti Bustier Bikini Top under. Look! It’s on sale!)

 

Shoes: Siren (Broken. Farewell most comfortable, versatile, black, strappy high heels ever)!

 

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18
Feb
15

Opening Night Style at QPAC: Wicked

 

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Opening Night Style at QPAC: Wicked

 

 

I love the new touring production of Wicked (read my rave review here) and having only just experienced opening night on Sunday, unexpectedly, randomly, to fill the teacher-student ratio, I was able to see it again today with the beautiful kids and music staff from Matthew Flinders Anglican College. That’s right. I know! How lucky am I?! Lucky it’s an awesome admin team there, who can cover a lunch duty and a double Year 8 Drama class at the drop of a hat. Sorry Year 8s – I hope you were good for your teacher this arv.

 

It was interesting to see the show from the balcony, where I was able to take in the production in its entirety, rather than focusing solely on the performers in the space. This can happen when you sit in the stalls, and it means you’re sometimes missing the true scale of a production, like using the zoom function on the DVD and missing crucial elements outside of the new frame. If you only ever zoom in you may never see the director’s original vision for a film.

 

It was interesting to see and hear Ali Calder’s Elphaba so soon after experiencing Jemma’s performance, and it was interesting to hear the students’ responses to various aspects of the show. MFAC kids are well travelled so equally as interesting was hearing where in the world they’d previously seen Wicked… Today’s performance marked the fourth time one senior student had seen the show and he felt, as I did, that some of the performances were a little flat. We agreed Calder may have been “holding back”. More student comments to come…

 

I won’t post a pic of the Stella pants and Seed Heritage top that I wore today because #openingnightstyle

 

Poppy and I got a little bit greenified for opening night. No doubt you’ve seen these pics on Insta already (and no doubt noticed that I look as if I haven’t slept for a week. That’s because I haven’t slept for a week)… #newmoon #newintentions #getmoresleep

 

Wicked

 

Dress Code: Smart with a hint of emerald

 

Pre-show treat: The Cafe

 

Pre-show drinks: Foyer Bar

 

Wearing

 

Kaftan: Camilla

 

Shoes: Jo Mercer

 

Earrings: vintage, from the vault

 

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18
Feb
15

Opening Night Style at La Boite: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Opening Night Style at La Boite: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

 

 

On Wednesday night we walked into Benjamin Schostakowski’s head and experienced a Dream like no other!

 

You can read my review here.

 

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

 

Dress Code: This is La Boite. Wear boldly whatever you like.

 

Pre-show drinks: La Boite

 

Wearing

 

Pants: Lilya

 

Top: Zara (Honey Birdette worn under)

 

Shoes: Siren Shoes Australia

 

Hair: unstyled. Can you tell? 

 

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05
Jan
15

Opening Night Style at QPAC The Illusionists 1903: the golden age of magic

 

Opening Night Style at QPAC The Illusionists 1903: The Golden Age of Magic

 

This year I thought I’d let you know what I’m wearing to the theatre. I’m so often asked by friends planning for a night out at one of our live theatre venues, “What should I wear?” and of course the short answer to that is, “This is Queensland. Wear whatever you like!” But that’s not entirely satisfactory, is it?

 

C’mon Queensland!

 

So begins a series – let’s see if we can keep it consistent – to share opening night outfits and some #styleinspo

 

Now that I’ve given you the heads up, claim your opening night style, and if you want your pic featured here be sure to tag #xsentertainment #whatiwore #openingnightstyle on Instagram.

 

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The Illusionists 1903: The Golden Age of Magic

 

Dress code: Vintage inspired dress and accessories encouraged!

 

Unofficial pre-show drinks & tapas: Ole Spanish Restaurant

 

 

Skirt: Cue

 

Top: Zara

 

Shoes: Joanne Mercer

 

Necklace: Blue Illusion

 

Hair: Suite Three

Styled by a week at Woodford Folk Festival

 

Scarves From The Vault (probs decades-ago-Myer)

 

 

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