I have loved karaoke for as long as I can remember. I recall being about 10 years old and shutting down a Shakey's Pizza while singing everything from Tiffany to Mariah Carey. And it just so happens that once I got to high school I found a friend who shares this love with me. Actually, this friend takes it to a whole new level. And there's one song in particular that she sings like no other; Purple Rain by Prince. She even choreographed a dance to enhance her performance. She's been singing and dancing Purple Rain for a good 12 or so years now, so when she heard Prince was coming to town, she jumped on those tickets. What kind of friend would I be if I didn't join her?
I knew that not just any outfit would do for a Prince concert. Especially since we were getting the old gang together. It was me and my two favorite girls from high school. I was at Old Navy last week and found 3 purple tank tops just begging to be embellished for the show. I was happy to oblige.
All three tank tops began like this:
To make them Prince-worthy I used the lace from this dress:
the embroidery from this tank top:
and the lace from the bottom of this slip:
Here we are together, just after the concert, showcasing our Purple Rain inspired tanks.
and inside enjoying ourselves
We had such a great time! Prince is quite an entertainer. Actually, I think he stole some dance moves from my friend. He must have seen her on her karaoke tour in '99.