Wednesday, March 17, 2010

what claudia wore

I am totally dating myself here, but this just made my day (found through Refnery 29). It's a fashion blog about the Babysitter's Club - more specifically, an homage to its most uniquely stylish member: Claudia Kishi.

Did anyone else read The Baby Sitters Club books when they were kids? I totally ate them up. This blog causes the best kind of nostalgia overload. I love it. Here's a choice outfit quote from Claudia:

"Anyway, I wore the coolest tuxedo I'd recently bought in a thrift shop, including a silky, piped shirt and a bright red velvet cummerbund. I removed the shoulder pads from the jacket, which made it really slouchy (I love that look). Then I bought a pair of white socks with silver glitter.

I decided to wear a pair of red sneakers to match the cummerbund. I swept my hair up and fastened it with a rhinestone barrette in the shape of a musical note."

Amazing. I need to read some of these again.

*A little nugget of Babysitter's Club trivia I happened upon a while ago: the actress who plays Kristy in the BSC movie is Sissy Spacek's daughter. I love Sissy Spacek.


  1. Oh my god! Why is nostalgia so addictive? This is a wonderful share, thank you. I was obsessed with The Babysitter's Club books as a little one. Obsessed.

  2. wow! what memories this brings back! i was consumed with bsc and nancy drew, so much so that i would fake being sick just to stay home from school to read.
    your paintings are excellent. truly, truly excellent.

  3. I was pretty crazy about BSC when I was little! I used to stare at the covers trying to figure out of they were paintings or photographs!

  4. whoa!!! these books were sooo good. i loved baby sitters little sister. loooove

  5. gasp! I definitely remember these. I read them all the time! I just came across your blog, and am loving it....