Friday, May 10, 2013

Spotted: Hayden Panettiere & Clare Bowen

Two weeks ago when my parents were visiting, we went shopping at Nordstrom.  My mom and I were combing through some racks when she said, "Oh, I like that girl's skirt. Chelsey isn't her skirt cool?  Chelsey, isn't that Hayden Panettiere?"  I looked up and lo and behold- it was.  And you know what?  She did indeed have a very cool skirt on.  I am an actress and I have worked as an extra on the set of ABC's Nashville; I have seen & conversed with Ms. Panettiere a couple times before, however I have never seen her "off duty" look.  She looked different not all made up, still pretty, still tan.

Would you believe that not four days later, when Rachel and I were wondering around taking pics for the What's Haute in Hillsboro post, Clare Bowen (also starring in Nashville) walked right past me!  By the time I told Rachel I had spotted Clare (how very Gossip Girl of me), Ms. Bowen had disappeared.  Dejected, because I had wanted to take a pic for the Patti Cake Fashion Post we decided to stop in Hot & Cold for a consoling popsicle.  Another lo and behold, Clare Bowen was sitting in there with only me and Rachel!  I totally chickened out and didn't ask.  So we just sat there, two tables away, giggling and eating our popsicles.  
The Point: Both Hayden Panettiere and Clare Bowen's "off duty" looks had this lovely, flowy, prairie chic vibe going on.  Hayden had a long, ivory skirt on that can be described as a combination of the two skirts pictured below sans the 90's belt.  She was wearing ivory/white from head to toe.  Clare had a shorter, handkerchief styled skirt on with an ivory macramé sweater over it and her hair twisted into a simple bun on top.  Since I didn't get pics with either one, I decided to channel my inner desperado/ boho starlet and recreate their look myself.  That's just as cool as getting pics with them right???  Right....
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Tank: Anthropologie (last year)  Macrame sweater: my mom's from the 70's, 
Skirt: Express (7yrs old!) Sandals: Clark's

Kept make-up simple.  Eyeshadow in snakebite from the Urban Decay Naked 2 palette,  L'Oreal Extra Volume Collagen Mascara in Black.  Garnier skin Renew Anti- Dark circle roller for under my eyes, obvi.  Bobbie Brown Bronzing Powder in natural.  Sephora clear gloss on lips, though I think most of it had worn off by the time of this photo. haha  

I will leave you with this quick Hayden interview, she's working with the Cotton people.  
She describes her Nashville style


  1. I really like the look, how the colors all match and it looks like just one piece. My favorite is the sweater...too bad I can't go out and buy it.

    However, it reminds me of crochet and I'm scared I would get teased by my friends who call me a grandma for doing it. Do you have any tips to stand up to bullies?

    1. I do!!! Wear it anyway, be proud, and can you please crochet me a sweater? Bc I think that would be "the shizit" Graaandma!