Style Icons: Female »Mariska Veres

mariska shocking blueOh, dearly beloved Mariska Veres,?how smitten I have become since first laying eyes on you. Part Liza Minelli, part Susanna Hoffs, with thick eyelashes and a bouffant of beautiful, witchy hair, I grew up grooving to the fruits of your labor. Of course, I speak of the Bananarama version of your greatest hit, Venus, but as you'll learn from this week's song pick, I now know that you and your band Shocking Blue were more than one hit wonders.

You were one tough Dutch lady who fronted a quite good looking band through the years of psychedelia, man I bet you had stories of yourself and that amazing red heart sweater…

See some photos here, and more at this fan site.

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Posted on April 27, 2009

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