I searched for these photos like a woman possessed yesterday … a total blast from the past in the 80’s.

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Celebrating Lynn and Richards Engagement | Me, Noleen, Norma & Lynn I totally did the ‘sexy secretary’ look as often as possible …black pencil skirt, black stockings – I loved this shirt – it was a body suit with a chiffon cross over drape over the front … seen similar ones recently. As you can see I wore my hair very short back then. Some days I’m tempted to go short again, but its much more work.
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Jacqui’s graduation ball from Kelly Greenoaks Secretarial College – I loved those gloves, I had them in white and black.
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We had the best night ever – we danced ’til dawn, drank bucket loads of tequila and the next morning I went to face my last day at Nedbank Rosettenville Branch – I was probably still intoxicated.
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This dress – oh my goodness – I fell so in love with from the moment I saw it – I had so many compliments paid to me over this dress – I always loved a little drama when it came to my clothing. The description was ‘black evening dress with peacock tail’ – I clearly remember the big silver earrings as well. Aaah, where did that girl with all that kick ass confidence go to! No idea why I am looking so darn serious though.

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Bad me in the 80’s was already a smoker – with my Mom on my sister Noleen and her hubby Gordon’s wedding day. We had such a great time. Much emotions followed the meetings of that day.

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13 Comments on A blast from my past … I had such confidence

  1. Jolene
    15 July 2014 at 20:22 (8 years ago)

    Definitely one face with Courts!
    xxx

  2. Tanna
    16 July 2014 at 04:43 (8 years ago)

    Wowwww….. It is so nice seeing old photos of you! So sassy mommy

  3. Lynn
    16 July 2014 at 14:15 (8 years ago)

    Love the photos Sista!!! You sure were sassy and still are!!!

    It sure is like looking at a short haired Courteney!!!

  4. Laura
    16 July 2014 at 17:55 (8 years ago)

    These are such great photos! I love that black cocktail dress! You were rocking it!

    • Wendy
      17 July 2014 at 06:19 (8 years ago)

      Hi Laura,

      Thanks so much.

    • Wendy
      17 July 2014 at 06:19 (8 years ago)

      My pleasure Dawn – think we should get all the 80s kids to share their looks.

  5. lorna mai
    17 July 2014 at 08:25 (8 years ago)

    The 80’s were hilarious! I remember wearing the most outrageous outfits too. I remember a spotty rara skirtI wore all the time, I loved it. I too became smoker but thankfully it didn’t last too long. Thanks for sharing!

    • Wendy
      17 July 2014 at 13:05 (8 years ago)

      Lorna … you should share if you have photos. Its great to meander down memory lane.

  6. Jan Graham-McMillen
    18 July 2014 at 02:03 (8 years ago)

    Awwh! You’re still such a beauty! So glad to see these photos of you. Sweet.
    Retro everything these days. If we are not to wear a trend the second time around, there is a point where one has nothing to wear! I’m there, I think, so I’m wearing past looks anyway!

    • Wendy
      21 July 2014 at 18:59 (8 years ago)

      Thanks for the sweet comment Jan.

    • Wendy
      23 July 2014 at 14:47 (8 years ago)

      You know what Jan – life is short – if it feels good … wear it. I think I should find myself a designer to recreate the peacock tailed dress for me … just because I liked it and I think I could almost get away with wearing it again … almost! 🙂