SOME LIKE IT HOT !


AFTER WATCHING  "SOME LIKE IT HOT" , I COULDN'T HELP BUT THINK OF A DRESS I THRIFTED BACK IN THE SUMMER. A gentleman at the check-out said it reminded him of a 1920's style dress. So, what is there to do during a Blizzard ? Play dress - up !

This funny movie was made in 1959, but was based on the a couple of fellows who had to become women in 1929 ! You probably know the rest of the story, so I won't re-tell it, but instead of falling in love with Sugar's outfits (Marilyn Monroe) I fell for Josephine and Daphne's outfits! (Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon). I gotta tell ya, Tony Curtis is a darn beautiful lady ! And what can you say about Jack Lemmon !

Being filmed on Catalina Island , two cross-dressing musicians and a whole lot of authentic clothing made my heart go pitter-patter!


SOME LIKE IT HOT !


TWO STYLISH LADIES.......



MEET



ONE HOT LADY !




WHO PLAYS THE UKULELE. 




AND THE REST IS HISTORY !



I WAS AN EXTRA !


BOY DID WE LOVE TO DANCE !




AH, THE MEMORIES !





AND A TECHNICOLOR REMAKE.....





STILL DREAMS DO COME TRUE...


AND THE LADY GETS HER LADY IN THE END!



THE END.

Playing dress-up is fun ! Most of this outfit was thrifted, 
including my pearl drop earrings.
After "the movie" I threw on a warm, ruffled cardi and
my favorite boots ! I kept the hat and faux fur collar, which I
pinned with a bow-shaped vintage pin.( The fur is small, so I
just pinned it around my neck.)
My dress style is more like an early 30's house dress.
It originally came from Dress Barn.


MORE FUN PHOTOS FROM SOME LIKE IT HOT !
(An MGM movie, directed by Billy Wilder-
Starring : Marilyn Monroe,
Jack Lemmon and
Tony Curtis.)








Behind the scenes.


HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND !
*REVA*

2 comments:

Second Skin said...

What a fun Post!! I loved that movie! Laughed my bootie off! Your rendition (eh hem, "extra" costume, love that!) was so perfect and I love how you threw in the black and white shots!! So cute! I also wanted to than you so much for all of your comments while I was away! It is so nice to know that there are people out there that really get me!! Thanks again for being so thoughtful and sweet!!

gina said...

Great post with all the movie pictures! I love this outfit on you. Very vintage and classy looking!

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