WIW 4/10: Picture Perfect Day 4--Metropolis

This was the toughest one since I haven't seen the movie (I ordered it on Netflix but it hasn't arrived yet), but I did research on the movie online. It looks like a fascinating film and DH and I are planning to watch it together (he loves sci fi).

1-7. This first outfit was inspired by the buildings and diagonal lines on the skyscrapers and the city lights. The dress has diagonal ombre lines and so do the purse and shoes, and they are all in black/grey/taupe which fits with the color scheme and gritty urban feel. I went with a Art Deco style bracelet to reflect the time period, and chain necklace (since the workers are symbolically chained down by their work).
Classiques Entier ombre dress
Missoni for Target pumps
Fossil vintage striped satchel
Nordstrom Art Deco bracelet
Banana Republic chain necklace

8-11. Since it's a black and white film, I thought I'd have fun with my pics in black and white too. This sequin top reminds me of the rings surrounding the robot and the stiff tank is like the robot's hard shell.
White House Black Market geometric sequin tank
Anne Fontaine black blouse
Gap Real Skinny pants
Stuart Weitzman black ballet flats
Michael Kors black studded satchel

12-17. I couldn't resist throwing in my flapper dress from the recent 20's party I attended. This reminds me of the heavily beaded and somewhat risque outfits that the socialites and dancer wore in the film, plus it's consistent with the time period, since the film came out in the 1920's. The beaded dress is sheer so I wore a slip underneath, but maybe if I was in the film I would ditch the slip! ;)
Beaded flapper dress and slip
Clarks black Mary Jane pumps
Nina beaded clutch
Black gloves, feathered headband, and long bronze pearl necklace

I didn't think I would be able to do this movie well (since I don't have any metallic corset tops or anything, LOL), but I'm actually really happy with the way these outfits came out!
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  • replied 7 years ago
    I love your interpretations, Natalie.  You are so creative!
  • Sara L. replied 7 years ago
    I love you can come up with so many interpretations from one movie!  I enjoy reading how you came up with each outfit.  All these look good on you and the flapper dress is so fun.
  • Transcona Shannon replied 7 years ago
    Well done Natalie!
  • Suz replied 7 years ago
    Wow. You are the Martha Stewart of these challenges. And I mean that in the best way possible. You look amazing in each one of these interpretations, and talk about creativity! I love the thought you put into all of these. 
  • amiable replied 7 years ago
    Love them!  I think you nailed it!
  • Liz A. replied 7 years ago
    i love everything about that first outfit!
  • lyn* replied 7 years ago
    You look too fabulous for words, Natalie! Your flapper costume is absolutely adorable!

    I used "our" Fossil bag on call the other day and thought about you! <3 Miss you a ton! 
  • catgirl replied 7 years ago
    Remember on my birthday thread where you asked how I found the time to do everything I do?  Well, how on earth do you manage to do THIS?  You are so creative and playful as well as outrageously fab.  And to think you did all this without having seen the film!  I love your research and the different outfits you create around the images.  

    #1 is so wearable and very stylishly fab.
    #2 is really pretty and classy.
    #3 is a total knock-out!
  • Ingunn replied 7 years ago
    Gorgeous! I'm with Una, how on earth do you find time?? I mean, I've had three babies in a row, too, and I never ever looked as fresh and stylish as you do during that time.

    #1 is really stylish
    #2 is my favorite, I LOVE the top
    #3 is fabtastic, and you are too sweet for words

  • pil replied 7 years ago


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