A formal affair

My company hosted a fancy thing the other night at which cocktail wear was requested, and I decided to combine two of my favorite film fashion moments for the occasion. I took two parts Holly Golightly…

Elbow gloves, cigarette holder, fake diamonds

… and one part Penny Lane:

Shiny blue dress, blonde curls

…And ended up here:

It's go-time

It’s fun to have a prop. However, it led to me getting more comparisons to this than Audrey Hepburn:

Minus the puppy killing

And my friend Tyler insisted that I resembled Lady Bird Johnson, which I hope was influenced primarily by the elbow gloves, because she was not an attractive woman:


2 thoughts on “A formal affair

  1. Only much later did I realize that I had no idea what Mrs. LBJ actually looked like. Whoops!

    You looked very nice, oafishly misfired compliments notwithstanding.

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