March 12, 2011

voodoo barbie

I was watching Buffy the other night and was enthralled (vocabulary!) by the prospect (vocabulary!) of performing voodoo using Barbies, especially by a witch who switched bodies with her teenaged daughter so she could relive her glory days as head cheerleader in high school.




And so I tried to dress like a voodooed Barbie.

Girly vomit pink stuff with this lumpy Comme des Garcons top sent to me by beso.com and thrifted raggy sweater. I changed shortly after because too many layers got uncomfortable, but it was fun to put together.

Barbie layered skirts: Gap Kids skirt, Prada lipstick print skirt from ebay, thrifted rose skirt, vintage pink ruffle dress, and thrifted boots.

Girl scout patch from troopmoore on Ebay.
The Hole necklace is because their logo uses the Barbie logo font and I guess their aesthetic was pretty voodoo Barbie-y earlier on, with Doll Parts and lyrics about witches and stuff. I bought the Bewitched necklace from Flamingo Cupcake on Etsy. The fairy skeleton charm is from a voodoo shop in New Orleans.

Japanese nail stickers (pearls=Barbie, cat=witch) and some ring from when I was little.

93 comments:

Celia Bow said...

I love the layering of skirts and dress.Maybe i should watch more buffy the vampire slayer so i could have cool inspirations about voodoo barbies aswell

Ella said...

i really adore the nails, i think that whole beaded nail trend is really in right now. caviar nails is what they call them!

Alexis said...

freaky friday comes to mind now, from the good ole switch-a-roo.

EmK said...

ah I love buffy, ha.
I like those layers, the different patterns are intriguing (in a good way, of course).

Kaiami said...

Layered skirts! Fun stuff. The most I can wear is three skirts at a time. Any more and I'd start stripping them off.

I like your nails.

paperwhales said...

Ahhh! I really love your black cat stickers. I just love black cats more for their association with witchcraft. Nothing cooler!

paperwhales.blogspot.com

Ofelia said...

I loved that episode! One of my favourites!

cute nails

fizzy said...

Barbie, niceee. I saw this the other day and figured you might be interested.

http://www.etsy.com/shop/margauxlange

It has some jewellery made of barbie parts haha.

Hanna said...

I can see wondrous dreams of pink, a better tomorrow and true love in your eyes.


Ps The spoon and the scrubby thing in the bottom corner really complete the photo for me!

PINKCARA D said...

love the layers & the nail-art!

Prema
http://50picksdaily.blogspot.com

Care said...

love the skirt (and vocab) layer
and you never fail to scare me in a post
well done

My name is Giacobba said...

great outfit! plus your expression in the photo really ties into the whole voodoo vibe, which i think is cooler than a plastic barbie smile.

WendyB said...

I've been watching a lot of Buffy lately, wondering if I'll get anymore jewelry inspiration from it. My vampire stake necklace turned out well! I owe it all to Spike.

Bella said...

This outfit is perfect. Love the layering. Also, I want that Bewitched necklace!

Gabriella said...

I love the layers of your skirt! Cool nails too!

Check out my blog: Principessa Gabriella

Mina Jade said...

Like I already said, I always cut some punk hairdo for Barbies, and painted their faces green and blue. So I find these Barbies fun.
Your nail cats are fine!
And I love the grey cardigan and the black pullover (without the pink patterns, of course).

maisa said...

Oh wonderful skirt! And your nails looks awesome

Pippi said...

I love the dress! And the nails of course.

Laura said...

You are one of my favorite artists. Just had to say it.

Tika said...

manic

Kaysens nye klæder said...

Really scary pictures of the barbie! But the outfit is well done :)

kaysens.blogspot.com

Hattie said...

ahh lovely skirty layers! I'm a fan of that when a dress is too short. I can't tell what the print is on the Prada one though, is it lipstick? Cute nails too.

--Megan/themartiantide.blogspot.com

F.F. Moni said...

I sooo LOVED Buffy when I was younger! :D and you dressed perfectly, I love that skirt combination and you got great nails :)
http://fashionfairyblog.blogspot.com

London is passion said...

Love your nails and layers!

Floz said...

I love the contrast between the girly pink barbie and the dark witch vibes. Also, I love that cardigan, it looks super comfy.

Luise said...

♥ your blog!

http://luischenradieschen.blogspot.com/

Chloë said...

yay for Buffy! i love that show. also, you always did have a talent for layering. it looks great

Olivia said...

Who didn't "torture" their barbies when they were younger?
I do like the outfit - it is the perfect mix of cutesy and creepy.

alexandra said...

love your prada skirt! and the nails, great

Michelle Lee said...

cool outfit

pop candy bags post@
http://pinklemonincrystal.blogspot.com

Wiebke said...

your outfit is amazing! i looove your style :)

Wiebke said...

your outfit is amazing! i looove your style :)

Hardcore_Heart said...

pretty nails)

sandy said...

Realy love your nails :D

Jessie said...

girlfriend you most certainly look like a voodoo barbie!! crazy look. very creative.

http://wordbyjessie.com

the46thdress said...

Great nails! And I really think you've captured the look their. Deffinietley gonna go and watch buffy now! xoxo Abby

www.the46thdress.blogspot.com

the hollister abolisher said...

Great layering!

mmh Mr.Jiles is def. my favorite character.

Isabella Nardone said...

The sweater with the "Cheer" badge is perfect! Exactly what Barbie would wear if she were getting hazed or, in this case, "voodoo-ed". Kudos to the layered skirts and whatnot...

Frockspotter said...

Haha, I would buy a voodoo Barbie! Well done for your fabulous layering (I have no idea why -- but it kind of reminds me of Rodarte!)

www.frockspotter.blogspot.com

Gisèle Kitagawa said...

love love love

http://bamgin.blogspot.com/

btd. said...

I love the nails and accessories the best!

Lydia said...

I like that your Prada is wrinkled.

JC said...

Haha, this is freaking awesome!

Yajaira said...

i like your nails.

Linus said...

Your nails are fantastic, like the pearls, fancy!

Kim Finley said...

Slayer layers.

Jessica said...

Great post!

http://chicgeekblogger.blogspot.com/

The Fancy Teacup said...

You look so wickedly cute, especially with all those layers! And those nail stickers are way cool.

www.TheFancyTeacup.com
much love.

Alek Silva. said...

I like ! xoxo of Brasil ..

Alek Silva. said...

I like ! xoxo of Brasil ..

Alek Silva. said...

I like ! xoxo of Brasil ..

Alek Silva. said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
Lullaby said...

Cute outfit, cute nails, cute necklaces cute everything!

Love your style.

xoxox

http://livingfaraway-lullaby.blogspot.com/

Ben said...

VooDoo barbies are enthrawling!

http://bensstylecorner.blogspot.com/

style meerkat said...

OMG. It's so awesome! I love your style! Love your outfit and layers

http://stylemeerkat.blogspot.com/

<3

Aurora said...

i remember watching that episode on netflix, it's one of my favorites!

Eliani said...

Wow I love your nailS, I mean,SERIOUSLY, I really like them. I've never like things in my nails but these is so inspiring. I don't know, I WIISH WE WERE FRIEND TO MAKE THAT ON OUR NAILS. :)

athenagirl said...

Great goddess, that episode was creepy.

Claire said...

This is fascinating and creepy. I love how all of the layers look, but I couldn't even imagine wearing that many myself.... I should try it sometime. You make me want to go watch Buffy.
www.notimeforchitchat.blogspot.com

boxmalak said...

i've been pondering what having those kind of nail decorations would be like.
looks fun.

brodie said...

One of your best references evz! That was the first ever episode of Buffy I watched (circa 1999) and any mention of parents living vicariously through their kids takes me back to that instantly.

Also, FlamingoCupcake makes the world a better place. I've got C-Love and Sid Prescott. They're different colours and since black and red go with everything, I don't ever have to take them off!
xo

czech foreigner said...

you are so funny! love it!

Masha said...

hahah great nails)))

I like so so much your outfit!!!!

http://leblogdemasha.blogspot.com/

Flávia Lhacer said...

<3 o looooooove your looks :)
so indie and fresh!

eMe said...

I adore this "mix&match"!!!! It´s stunnig!!!You are great doing that!!

xtina1985 said...

http://nuncasintacones.wordpress.com/

you are brilliant!!

linsey sijmons said...

Oh my goshh! The nails are soooo cute! I love it, love it, love it :)

Love from,
POSE

Poppy said...

voodoo barbie!! i really like your necklaces

Marnie said...

I love that ep. so much! First season Buffy is so good.

cancercowboy said...

i'd call that a 'Matryoshka outfit', mainly cause it sounds way more flattering than 'onion outfit' ^____^ perfectly executed. all these layers make you look a bit like a colourful specimen of a tube worm, maybe Lamellibrachia. i mean that in the best possible way ^________^
and watch out for the musical ep of Buffy.

Calisto Alberto said...

I loved that episode! What a great resources! Best Wishes.

Sophia Wickman said...

THAT WAS A GREAT EPISODE! Glad to find someone who appreciates the early days of the series...everyone I know thinks it only gets good when she gets to college. Great images!

Jay said...

B-e-a-utiful.

she who shall not be named; just coveted said...

i am 14 yrs old and have been watching buffy since i was six, i totally agree! haha i love it because it puts a twist on...well, everything! :) im a huge fan, i'm so proud avant-garde girls my age have a representative in the fashion world!

terrashmerra said...

This look is perfect! Buffy is an incredible resource for outfit/accessory inspiration.. I am currently obsessed with all the bubble rings worn in season 1.
You might be interested in my blog: whatbuffywore.tumblr.com. I comment on what's worn in each episode (starting from the beginning) and then put together a DIY for the weekend.

Tru said...

love buffy and your nails

Megan said...

cool spoon on the porch, and I like the cupcake effect your skirts had.

by the way YOU'RE TOTALLY GORGEOUS.

Thea M. said...

And I never thought Barbie and voodoo would be perfect together. Kudos.

paxromama said...

Oh, please tell me you've seen Superstar!

DafnaDiamant said...

girl ur crazy! awesome!

Karoline Kalvø said...

Gorgeous. Love your blog.

Check out my blog if you've got time and feel like it. It would mean a lot.
Karoline Kalvo

mariam baurice said...

I am Mariam used every single spell worker on the internet, spent untold amounts of money and discovered they are all fakes...i was the fool though; doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. In the end, I decided that I wanted a tarot reading to know what my future held for me; I contacted a woman who lives locally to me and she told me about a man named (Priests Abija); he does not advertise on the internet, has another job for income, has no set prices, makes no false promises and refuses to help anyone that cannot be helped and even helps for free sometimes, he will give you proof before taking money. He is a wonderful man and he was the only person who actually gave me real results. I really hope he doesn't mind me advertising his contact on the internet but I'm sure any help/ extra work will benefit him.contact him here as +447053820826 or spirituallighthealing101@live.com He travel sometimes.i cant give out his number cos he told me he don’t want to be disturbed by many people across the world..he said his email is okay and he’ will replied to any emails asap,love marriage,finance, job promotion ,lottery Voodoo,poker voodoo,golf Voodoo,Law & Court case Spells,money voodoo,weigh loss voodoo,any sicknesses voodoo,Trouble in marriage,HIV AIDS,it's all he does Hope this helps everyone that is in a desperate situation as I once was; I know how it feels to hold onto something and never have a chance to move on because of the false promises and then to feel trapped in wanting something
more.

Susan williams said...

My Name is Susan williams , From United States . I wish to share my testimonies with the general public about what this man called Dr Dahiru has just done for me , this man has just brought back my lost Ex husband to me with his great spell, I was married to this man called williams we were together for a long time and we loved our self's but when I was unable to give him a child for 2 years he left me and told me he can't continue anymore then I was now looking for ways to get him back until a friend of mine told me about this man and gave his contact email, then you won't believe this when I contacted this man on my problems he prepared this and bring my lost husband back, and after a month I miss my month and go for a test and the result stated am pregnant am happy today am a mother of a baby girl, thank you once again the great Dr Dahiru for what you have done for me, if you are out there passing through any of this problems listed below: (1) If you want your ex back. (2) if you always have bad dreams. (3) You want to be promoted in your office. (4) You want women/men to run after you. (5) If you want a child. (6) You want to be rich. (7) You want to tie your husband/wife to be yours forever. (8) If you need financial assistance. (9) How you been scammed and you want to recover you lost money (10) Cure for HIV - you can contact hem via: email arewaspecialisttemple@yahoo.com OR YOU CAN AS WELL EMAIL ME TO CONFIRM IT TRUE MY EMAIL susanwilliams3456@gmail.com

CARDENAS NAIDA said...

Sometimes,Life can be very displeasing especially when we loose the ones we love and cherish so much. in this kind of situation where one loses his/her soul mate there are several dangers engage in it. one may no longer be able to do the things he was doing before then success will be very scarce and happiness will be rare. that person was created to be with you for without him things may fall apart. That was my experience late last year. but thank god today i am happy with him again. all thanks goes to Dr. EDIONWE, i was nearly loosing hope until i saw an article on how Dr. EDIONWE could cast a love spell to make lovers come back. There is no harm in trying, i said to my self. i contacted him via email: edionwesolutiontemple@yahoo.com. words will not be enough to appreciate what he has done for me. i have promised to share the good news as long as i live.

Camille Valdez said...

My name is Camille bruno Valdez my partner and I have been trying for a baby for over two years now, We were going to a fertility clinic for about 5 months before somebody told us to contact this spell caster who is so powerful, We contacted him at this email; arewaspecialistttemple@gmail.com , for him to help us, then we told him our problem, he told us that we will either conceive in February 2014 or March 2014,but after two years of trying we were at a point where we were willing to try anything. And I'm glad we came to Dr Dahiru, Because his pregnancy spell cast put us at ease, and I honestly believe him, and his gods really helped us as well, I am thankful for all he has done. contact him via email: arewaspecialistttemple@gmail.com if you are trying to get a baby or want your lover back. he has powers to do it, he has done mine, you can as well add him on facebook (Drdahiru Arewa) To enable you have a taste of his nice work too.

CARDENAS NAIDA said...

My name is Mr Cardenas,my wife was having affair with a senior secretary in her office. I love this woman so much that i would not want to share her with any body. i told her to retire from the job and i would take care of all her needs but she would take it because she is been embraced by everybody in her office, this normally leads to quarrel every-time. i tried all i can to please her and she will promise to be good , some days later she will turn back to her normal way.
i was nearly loosing out, i could not focus in my job, my whole life was full of sorrow and i was thinking i should kill the other man my self and put an end to all this until i saw a testimony from a blog on how DR EDIONWE could cast a love spell to bring lovers back no matter what is behind the disappointment. so i decided to write him via email. edionwesolutiontemple@yahoo.com and now all my wishes are exactly as i wanted. She told me everything that has happened secretly in the past and i forgave her as DR EDIONWE instructed me to and she loves me and care for me as i ever wanted. i know there are many spells that do not work but i want to assure all you out there no matter what you have been trough to have faith and believe that this is the final solution to your problem.
Even if my job is taking most of my time, the little free time i have , i will share the good news to everyone in the world because i know that with love brings happiness and hope for a long life.

Camille Valdez said...

My name is Camille bruno Valdez my partner and I have been trying for a baby for over two years now, We were going to a fertility clinic for about 5 months before somebody told us to contact this spell caster who is so powerful, We contacted him at this email; arewaspecialistttemple@gmail.com , for him to help us, then we told him our problem, he told us that we will either conceive in February 2014 or March 2014,but after two years of trying we were at a point where we were willing to try anything. And I'm glad we came to Dr Dahiru, Because his pregnancy spell cast put us at ease, and I honestly believe him, and his gods really helped us as well, I am thankful for all he has done. contact him via email: arewaspecialistttemple@gmail.com if you are trying to get a baby or want your lover back. he has powers to do it, he has done mine,

Vivian Alex said...

My life entirely changed since I met Dr obasi by chance on internet! All my dreams has been turning to real, it's unbelievable! My Husband came back to me within 48 hours as you said and... he changed! he loves me again, like the first day! Thanx again for all you have done. I want to express my warmest gratitude, Dr OBASI. I'll never ever forget all the happiness you gave me. You are truly a man of your word. I highly recommend Dr obasi to you for whatever problem you are experiencing whether is love, money or psychic powers. He is powerful. You can contact him on obasispelltemple@gmail.com Vivian Alex Country: USA

Mrs BRITTANY WALTER said...

I AM Mrs BRITTANY WALTER FROM USA....

I want to testify of what a spell caster did for me and my hubby.we have been married since 2007 without a sign of pregnancy or conceiving.I went off birth control then and did not have a period.my gyro gave me progesterone to jump-start a period and it did.,but i did not have another one.we did another round of progesterone followed by 100mg clomid for 5 months,we followed all doctors instructions but all to no avail.I have been buying ovulation kits pregnancy test AND i finally got 3 test when i was ovulating! So ever since that we been trying for years now! Well i was very confused because i keep taking ept test AND they all keep turning out to b negative! I really want a baby girl while my hubby want a baby boy LOLL! I think maybe we are just trying to hard, What i can tell you is that its been so many years now and i still yet do not have my period??nobody to help because every body around us was already at the verge of losing their faith on us.no were to run to until one faithful day i was reading a magazine and i stumble on a page were i found topic or a head line {A SPELL CASTER} who can heal someone from HIV AND AIDS,bring back your EX,enlarge your BREAST,help you win a VISA LOTTERY,losing your WEIGHT and even get six PACKS AND flatten your BELLY,I gave him a try and before i could no it PROPHET Oodlia rescue me from my problem by casting a spell for me and told me to go and make love with my hubby,then nine months after the spell and making love with my husband i delivered a twins A BOY AND A GIRL.This spell caster name is PROPHET Oodlia so many people have witness his wonderful work..He is nice, contact him on oodliaspelltemple@gmail.com if you are in any predicament•Thanks so very much!!

Stella Robeson said...

Am Stella Robeson From London few days ago, so i emailed PROPHET AMEDE about my bad relationship condition, how my lover left me, how he was with another girl, so PROPHET AMEDE told me it would take 3 days to get my boyfriend back, i waited for 3 days, unbelievable my boyfriend came to my house asking me if we could try things out again. He broke up with the other girl and we rekindled and got back together, he now show me care and attention. PROPHET AMEDE was my last hope, my last chance after all the spell casters I tried before,PROPHET AMEDE kept his promise! he is the greatest spell caster on the internet, His email is{ amedehealingtemple@yahoo.com}

Coach Factory said...

burberry outlet online, kate spade handbags, christian louboutin outlet, louis vuitton handbags, kate spade outlet online, chanel handbags, prada outlet, louboutin shoes, nike shoes, nike free, michael kors outlet online, red bottom shoes, oakley vault, tiffany and co jewelry, louis vuitton outlet, coach purses, ray ban outlet, coach outlet, gucci handbags, prada handbags, christian louboutin shoes, polo ralph lauren, ray ban sunglasses, michael kors outlet online, louis vuitton outlet online, cheap oakley sunglasses, longchamp outlet, coach outlet, polo ralph lauren outlet, michael kors outlet, tory burch outlet, true religion, longchamp outlet online, michael kors outlet store, michael kors outlet online, coach outlet store online, jordan shoes, nike air max, louis vuitton, louis vuitton outlet, michael kors outlet online, oakley sunglasses, longchamp handbags, burberry outlet online, nike air max

Coach Factory said...

nike air max, sac louis vuitton, north face pas cher, nike roshe, michael kors uk, oakley pas cher, tn pas cher, nike air max, chaussure louboutin, sac vanessa bruno, ray ban pas cher, ralph lauren, nike blazer pas cher, guess pas cher, air max pas cher, louis vuitton uk, nike free, true religion outlet, longchamp, mulberry, lululemon, scarpe hogan, true religion outlet, burberry pas cher, air max, vans pas cher, hollister, ralph lauren pas cher, north face, longchamp, longchamp pas cher, louis vuitton, nike huarache, lacoste pas cher, louis vuitton pas cher, air jordan, michael kors canada, nike air force, barbour, nike free pas cher, abercrombie and fitch, hollister, timberland, sac michael kors, hermes pas cher, new balance pas cher, nike trainers, ray ban uk, converse pas cher, nike roshe run

Coach Factory said...

asics shoes, moncler, uggs on sale, babyliss pro, valentino shoes, canada goose outlet, wedding dresses, mont blanc pens, marc jacobs outlet, moncler outlet, ugg, nfl jerseys, north face jackets, giuseppe zanotti, roshe run, rolex watches, ugg outlet, ferragamo shoes, canada goose uk, celine handbags, ugg soldes, jimmy choo shoes, lululemon outlet, moncler, birkin bag, canada goose, new balance outlet, mcm handbags, soccer shoes, hollister, soccer jerseys, reebok outlet, ugg boots, chi flat iron, canada goose pas cher, p90x workout, uggs outlet, instyler ionic styler, vans outlet, moncler, canada goose outlet, ghd, herve leger, insanity workout, canada goose outlet, north face outlet, abercrombie and fitch, mac cosmetics, beats headphones, bottega veneta