I feel like I wore my gold, one-sleeved, vintage dress recently but, according to photo evidence, “recently” was seven years ago. Here I am in 2008 with my friend Melissa at the Committee to Protect Journalists awards dinner.
I got this dress at Allan & Suzi’s vintage/consignment store in 2004. I wore it to the Vanity Fair Oscar party that year. We weren’t too adept at taking outfit photos in those pre-blogging days.
I then wore it to an event in New York in 2005.
The dress has no label in it … nor does it have a lining. Allan was like, “Wear it as is!” AS IF! I’ve always worn a beige slip underneath it. I think it’s better to be photographed by Bill Cunningham of the New York Times without ones bits and pieces showing. Call me old-fashioned!
EDITED TO ADD: Two other outfits have had the seven-year itch to be taken out of my closet and worn again. A purple Versace dress and a pink Versace suit. Seven is a magic number for unworn clothes!
Sheila (of Ephemera) says
Holy sh*t, that is one stunner of a lady in one stunner of a dress! Gaw-jus!