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I ordered this dress from Newport News last summer, mainly because I loved the color. And it was on sale… And because it was long and flowy and looked comfortable. Which it is. But it has gotten little use so far, as I couldn’t quite come to terms with the peasant style. It is perhaps a bit medieval for my tastes, with the smocked waist, tie-front bodice and gauzy fabric combined with a tiered skirt. Last night for some reason I suddenly found my heart set on wearing it. Giving it some thought this morning, I decided to go with shiny black accessories to bring some class into the peasant class.
The time it took me to experiment with accessories this morning pretty much blew any chance of having time for a hair style, and my hair wasn’t clean enough to wear down, so I hid it in a bun. Not a fun side bun or even a classy high bun – just a boring bun right smack in the back of my head. So please, world, just look at me from the front today! Or from the chin down.
Other than the hair style, I am finding myself quite pleased with today’s look. I’m sorry now that I didn’t give the peasant dress a fair chance sooner!