Who wore it best?

29 Dec

Got your outfit ready for your New Year’s do? No? You’d better get on with it then. Some bargains to be had in the sales. Just don’t choose the ‘it’ dress of the moment. Here’s why.

Picture the young woman almost tripping on her heels as she belts out of the door shouting byes, grabbing coat and brolly on her way.

It’s the 1950s and she can’t believe her luck having bagged a golden ticket to the Winter Gardens dance in Blackpool. She looks just like the girl in the catalogue wearing the dress she’d be paying off for a few weeks yet.

She stands at the balcony, here at last, looking below at the fun she was about to join in that famous ballroom. Just then a swish of a dress catches her eye and her heart drops. Only the same blinking dress. And then another familiar swatch of fabric. And another. And yet another.

She counted twenty four of the very same silver screen-star dress from the catalogue before she decided that if you can’t beat them, join them. And she had the night of her life. That girl was my mother in law.

Ladies, never mind ‘who wore it best’, if you are unfortunate enough to wear the same dress as another (or twenty three others) at this year’s do, give them a high five and congratulate each other on your shared immaculate style.

Happy New Year.

(Pics from etsy, coololdstuff blog and google)

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