Rockin' Radio City with Semi Precious Weapons and Lady GaGa! ~ Darian Darling: A Guide To Life For Modern Blondes!

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Rockin' Radio City with Semi Precious Weapons and Lady GaGa!

If people are wondering why I haven't updated my blog in what seems like an eternity, here's why: I have been having WAY too much fuckin' fun! Semi Precious Weapons and Lady GaGa made a triumphant return to NYC and played Radio City Music Hall....4 times!! Pretty major! Not only was I doing Justin's makeup at the shows, but SPW shot 3 music videos while in town, two of which I did makeup for (along with Justin's other long time makeup artist Jenny Brown)! I was also a guest star in one of them (along with the rest of the Precious Empire: Lady Starlight, Breedlove, Knehans, The Joce etc.) and one I just got drunk!

We did all the normal things you do when you've been gone from NYC for 5 months: lots of brunching at our favorite spot, Relish in Williamsburg, several post-concert after-parties (the one at the Hudson Hotel will go down in the history books for most amount of free Veuve consumed. I mean, it was LEGENDARY! Oh, and the fact that Lady Starlight DJ'ed a heavy metal set during a bridge & tunnel hip hop party was ALSO legendary!), shopping sprees and 4am deakfasts. Good Times!

Oh, and as far as my look was concerned....I jettisoned my previous Blond Ambition looks from my Southwest tour experience for some straight up Hair Metal looks a la Lita Ford and Janet Gardner/Vixen! All it took was a little weave and some denim! PEACH!

Just for laughs: SPW, Lady Starlight and Lady GaGa, drunk at REBEL in 2007. There always seemed to be a trend of the boys pouring or spitting alcoholic beverages on GaGa's tits! This is the old-school GaGa we all knew and loved...HOT MESS! I mean, the girl didn't write a #1 pop song about being blackout drunk without experience! Oh, and if you want to buy that beaded fringe bra top GaGa is wearing can do so at Lady Starlight's boutique CONSUME

Just a quick Radio City snap!

Outside Radio City with SuperFans Ryan and Laura, who run and They are very young, very excited and VERY sweet!

I love drinking on the job!

This really happened!! As Lady Starlight, DJ Deejay and I were leaving Radio City to go to Starlight's DJ gig at the Hudson Hotel, a drunken fan was being kicked out for bad behavior. Well, after getting in our car, as we're driving down 51st...he walks right in front of us, FULL FRONTAL ATTACK!! The papparazzi went wild when he proceeded to hump our car and the car next to us! Hysterical!

Sticky with champagne!

After the 3rd Veuve MAGNUM I lost count!

Lady Starlight and I with Ryan from and

The dress I'm wearing is WRONG on so many different levels: it's lame`, it's spandex, it's ruched AND it's sheer...oh and backless?! Eeeewwwww!

Flyer for the video shoot!

My look for the "Semi Precious Weapons" video: Lita Ford + Jem and the Holograms = Vixen! The bustier is a custom piece Lady Starlight made for me incorporating slightly outdated technology...CD's!! The full sequined jacket is, well.....WRONG!!

PEACH is the new fierce!

Temporary tattoos of Justin's face!

Taking a Bud Light break during filming! Because I have class!

Possibly the best photo EVER!!

Cole can turn ANYTHING into a poncho! It's a gift!

The Joce giving a 1992 Fly Girl look! YES! makeup by Moi.

I think Knehans should be required to NEVER wear a shirt EVER again!

Jenny Brown is my hero!

Naughty 90's Neutrals!

....another break. I promise I did work at this shoot!

Dan....still a P-I-M-P!

Jenny Sok-n Fuck.....or as I like to call her "Troubles"!

....and here is where Stevy almost broke a water main!


I love that this photo of Breedlove and I was featured in the Village Voice, to entice readers to go online to view the entire photo gallery from the shoot.


If and when I release a dance pop album....this will be the album cover!

Another after party at The Spotted Pig...there was a NY Times reporter following us.....READ IT!

Beating that face!

It's all about a peach brow highlight!

I found a pole and I'm using it!

The Joce getting fresh while we wait for GaGa to start.

Ready to ROCK!

My favorite part of all of this? I discovered the alcoholics Juice Box; Sofia-Champagne in a can WITH straw!

Winding down after a fun filled evening with a bottle of Veuve in my GaGa tour crew Snuggie.

The Joce and I having fun shooting while the boys shoot!

Don't call me Babe!

I love Justin's face almost as much as I love my own!

This is what happens when you're at an all day video shoot, not doing anything but drinking champagne!


  1. BENDABLE Straw like they give 5 year olds. Huge win. fabulous recap. xo

  2. Looks like you've been having a great time. Your hair is killer! I tried to bring big hair back a couple years ago but it didn't catch on. Maybe now is the time.

  3. that weave is sick! lookin' very lita ford. i want that sequin jacket pronto!