Anyway, I dug up this little gem in an old photo album at my house over Christmas. I found that classy ensemble in a TJ Maxx with my mother and I HAD to own it. I was living in New Jersey at the time, and my best friend A and I were simply obsessed with being ''Joisy Girls.'' I guess that meant super long press-on nails (which we applied in secret, lest our mothers find out!), dancing around like maniacs to Aqua's Barbie Girl (and later on, the song Jersey Girl), and having a penchant for flamboyant outfits and animal print (see left.)
We were also die-hard Spice Girls fans, and I had to own a shirt that said GIRL POWER, like the junior high girls did, but that's another story for another day.
Nowadays, I reside in North Carolina, but back in my military brat days, I wanted to be a guidette. Tough, too, because I'm about as Irish as they come.
And now, just to brighten--or ruin--your day: