Sunday, April 1, 2012

Forest City Derby Girls Get Rollin' in 2012

This past Saturday was the first home game of the Forest City Derby Girls 2012 season.  It was a double header, with London's Lunch Ladies facing off against Violet Uprising, from Guelph, and the Thames Fatales against Guelph's Brute-Leggers.  London came out on top in both matches so it was a great night for players and fans.   Below are some photos of things that caught my eye during the evening:
Black and white pattern mixing and a funky haircut
and speaking of patterns - red & black leopard!
More red - this woman's flaming locks stood out in the crowd
Best fan outfit AND the best Mohawk I've ever seen.  His dad, who is a kick-ass roller skater, did the hair.
I was seriously lusting after these fab green motorcycle boots worn by a woman sitting near me. They are Fluevogs, sigh....
Part of the fun of going to a Roller Derby game is putting together the outfit.  This was what I ended up with - you've seen the dress and the sox before; the leather corset belt came from Northbound Leather in Toronto several years ago, and sadly, it doesn't go out much.
 The Thames Fatales, giddy from their victory on the track

8 comments:

  1. I love every photo, but you and your outfit - my favorite. The leather corset belt with 'wicked' socks! Made my day!

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  2. I knew you'd post about the mohawk kid. :) Nice seeing you there!

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  3. The mohawk kid should be in a Milk commercial! And I love your green & black outfit, too!
    jill in Ontario

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  4. If it weren't so tricky to tape a Mohawk hairpiece onto your head, I'd say that was a wig - it's so perfectly done! And you are sizzling in those Wicked socks and the leather corset!

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  5. Love your corset Shelley, too bad it does not go out more often!
    Lots of funky styles in your town, i do not see mohawks very often this one is pretty spectacular! Love the dotty red pants and the red hair
    I am happy to know that you are as much as an addict than me and yes we are original interesting women. I got a comment at work once, a lady working at the cafeteria told me i brought sunshine in her life every time she
    saw me.

    Ariane xxxxx

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  6. Awesome mohawk kid - and fabulous YOU! You look just GORGEOUS - I would so love to dress up and come with you to this roller derby! Sarah xxx

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  7. Oh you look absolutely brilliant and I'm so glad you cracked out the leather corset - fecking awesome figure you've got there gorgeous!!! I nearly died when I saw the GREEN bike boots - died and gone to Hades coz there's no way I'll ever find them here. What a fantastic night out - I would def join Sarah and dress up for a derby night out with you!! I think you can rock bloomers for sure, it's coming into summer for you and when everyone's wearing boring cut-offs you can show off your gorgeous gams with style:))))) xoxoxoxoxoxo

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