Crew at Crue

July 24, 2014

Wednesday evening, my husband and I got to be a part of rock and roll history when we saw Motely Crue perform an amazing show in their final tour as a band.  

Any of you around in the 80’s know Motely Crue was one of the iconic hair bands of glam rock.  My hubby and I were both in that scene back in the day, him as a performer and me as a fan.  

The songs of those years transport me to a time when I drove a little Fiero, wore a Wilson’s leather jacket, used a ton of hairspray to keep my spiral perm looking “bitchin” and listened to Crue, Ratt, Poison, and Cinderella on cassette tapes.  (I’m sure I lost a few of my younger readers here ….)

But anyway, back to the present. What would I wear to this fun rock concert?  I didn’t want to look like I was wearing a costume and yet I wanted to be in the rocker spirit of things!  This is what I came up with (with a lot of fun suggestions from my FB and IG buddies).

I wore distressed jeans (Old Navy) and a black V-neck top (J. Crew). 

The rock and roll is in the details … moto jacket (Members Only), layered chain necklaces (old), black booties (old and comfy), studded belt (Calvin Klein) and a pop of red with a studded cross body bag (Jessica Simpson).

Did I really wear something from preppy headquarters J. Crew to a glam rock concert? Yeah, but I think I pulled it off with the accessories.
And heck, isn’t that cool zipper back detail a little bit rock and roll all on it’s own?

(FYI:  this top is currently on sale at J. Crew.)

The concert was SO much fun!

Alice Cooper was such great opening act, with all his theatrical stunts!

And of course Motely Crue kicked some rock n roll butt!

Hubby and I had an absolute blast!
As always, thanks for stopping by my blog ….

 … and rock on, Bitches!



  • Reply Katie D July 25, 2014 at 12:44 am

    What a fun concert! I think you definitely pulled off the "rocker chic" look! I especially love the jacket.

    • Reply dawnlucy July 25, 2014 at 2:35 am

      Aww, thanks, Katie! We had so much fun!

  • Reply garaytreasures July 25, 2014 at 12:53 am

    You look like you had a lot of fun. Alice Cooper-YAy it's been awhile since I played his CDs. Such fun and you look lovely and rock n roll for sure. I need to find your IG and follow. Rachel xo

    • Reply dawnlucy July 25, 2014 at 2:36 am

      Yes, find me and follow me and I'll follow back for sure! @fashionshouldbefun
      Crank up the Alice and find me on IG!

  • Reply Jen Lawrence July 25, 2014 at 12:47 am

    How fun! You looked fantastic!

    • Reply dawnlucy July 25, 2014 at 2:35 am

      You're so sweet. Thanks, Jen!

  • Reply The Real Arnolds July 25, 2014 at 12:31 pm

    So fun! Glad you got to see them. I totally think you pulled off a great rocker look. The zipper up the back makes it.

    xo, Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

    • Reply dawnlucy July 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm

      Thanks, Amy Ann! I loved that zipper detail on that Crew top!

  • Reply RedTagChicLosAngeles July 25, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    Wow super duper cute look fit for a rock concert!!!!


    • Reply dawnlucy July 25, 2014 at 2:05 pm

      Thanks, Rebecca! I haven't been to a real rock n roll type concert in awhile and wasn't sure how to pull off the look.

  • Reply Debbie Stinedurf July 25, 2014 at 12:57 pm

    Good lord…I don't even know where to start!! First off, you look smokin' hot my friend..perfect concert look! A Fiero, Wilson's Leather, hair bands on cassette, you're my soul mate! Ha! My hubby and I usually go see Def Leppard every summer and I love it…so much fun and the songs take you back don't they?

    • Reply dawnlucy July 25, 2014 at 2:02 pm

      Haha … we would've had fun together back in the day! Heck, we would still have a blast together! Awww, love Def Leopard! I've never seen them live, so I need to put that on my to-do list!

  • Reply Audrey Solheid July 25, 2014 at 1:08 pm

    You definitely pulled off the rocker look! Love it:)


    • Reply dawnlucy July 25, 2014 at 2:02 pm

      Thanks so much, Audrey!OXOX

  • Reply Alexandra Stella July 25, 2014 at 1:23 pm

    Alice Cooper opening for Moetley Crue … I am jealous now :p

    Yeah, I am old enough to actually have experienced all these bands hehehe. My husband is a major fan as well.

    Alex – Funky Jungle

    • Reply dawnlucy July 25, 2014 at 2:04 pm

      Alice Cooper was so fun! We were close to the stage and he pointed to me and sang "I love you cuz you're poison" …. I'll never forget it!

  • Reply Marta C July 25, 2014 at 1:55 pm

    That's so awesome-must have been a blast!! You totally rocked this look;)
    Have a great weekend Dawn Lucy!
    Marta, xo

    • Reply dawnlucy July 25, 2014 at 2:05 pm

      Seriously SO FUN! And just think of all the calories I burned banging my head! 😉

  • Reply Dressing Up For Me July 25, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    Great look, love the top! So glad that you and your hubby had a blast. 🙂

    • Reply dawnlucy July 25, 2014 at 8:20 pm

      Thanks, Dear. It was super fun! OXOX

  • Reply J. Elle July 25, 2014 at 10:44 pm

    Such great photos! Thanks for sharing. Love the look you decided on – perfect!


    • Reply dawnlucy July 28, 2014 at 3:07 pm

      So sweet … thanks, Jennie!

  • Reply Jodi H July 26, 2014 at 4:57 am

    Looks like you had a lot of fun and you looked amazing

    • Reply dawnlucy July 28, 2014 at 3:07 pm

      It was so fun! Thanks so much, Jodi!

  • Reply GnomeLover July 26, 2014 at 6:56 am

    That is so cool! I love that you and your husband went together. And that outfit was perfect. You look so glamourously rock and roll. I think the top completely works. That evening sounds amazing!


    • Reply dawnlucy July 28, 2014 at 3:08 pm

      Aww, thanks, Dear. Hubby and I had so much fun rocking out together like a couple of crazy kids! ;D

  • Reply Afolabi Tosyne July 26, 2014 at 8:04 am

    Beautiful outfit. You had fun

    • Reply dawnlucy July 28, 2014 at 3:08 pm

      Thanks so much!

  • Reply TRENDSURVIVOR July 26, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    WOW! It all sounds so much fun! Cool look! Love last photo!
    x Nina

    • Reply dawnlucy July 28, 2014 at 3:09 pm

      Hee … thanks, Nina! Rock on, Girl!

  • Reply Bi Ti July 27, 2014 at 2:16 am

    Very cool ensemble! I love it and I love your blog title :). I totally agree of course :). Thanks for stopping by

    • Reply dawnlucy July 28, 2014 at 3:09 pm

      Thanks so much, Bi! Yeah, if it's not fun, why bother?! And it IS SO FUN!

  • Reply Monika Faulkner July 27, 2014 at 10:05 pm

    I'll bet you were one of the best-dressed at that concert, dear Dawn!! From your black booties to that awesome motorcycle jacket…you looked like a rock-and-roll queen!! XO

    • Reply dawnlucy July 28, 2014 at 3:10 pm

      Awww, rock n roll queen! Love it! Thanks, Dear Monika! OXOXOX

  • Reply Jenn @ hellorigby! July 28, 2014 at 9:18 pm

    looks like a fun show and love your edgy touches on your outfit! 🙂

    • Reply dawnlucy July 29, 2014 at 2:42 pm

      Thanks so much, Jenn!

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