Sunday, August 19, 2012

So Jazzed

Another year, another Jazz Age Lawn Party at Governor's Island. I am simply, utterly unable to let a thing like this happen without getting dressed up, so I did.

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And it was wonderful.

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This year was breezy and beautiful, and we brought a little picnic.

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Hoooray tomato tart. I had the foresight to make some dough yesterday so it was a simple "kill two tomatoes with one stone" situation.

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My dress is actually a smock/robe over a Victorian nightgown. I tied everything together, literally, with a velvet ribbon. Thennnn there are a few vintage stores parked at the festival and I found this '50s silk coat for $15. It's in iffy shape, but a few darns will fix it.

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If you haven't been, go. Here's some dancing people to convince you.

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