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Here’s a fabric I don’t wear too often, thanks to the presence of four hairy felines in my household. Velvet! Okay, this is just inexpensive crushed stretch velvet, but to me that’s the most comfortable kind. I’m not a fan of heavy fabrics, although I do have a couple of “nice” velvet pieces that you’ll see eventually.
In my opinion, this dress embodies the term that Jamie used recently, “Insta-Goth.” No creativity involved; just pull it out of the “How to Be Goth” Catalog and you’re done. 😉 As you might have gathered from yesterday’s post, it’s not one of my favorite dresses for that reason… Still, it’s perfect for those days when I’m just not feeling creative but want something prettier than just a t-shirt. It’s cute, comfortable, and did I mention, Velvet! 🙂 I’ve had this dress for at least 15 years, but hadn’t worn it in quite a while. I decided that it would be a wonderful outfit for hanging out around the house. Now I am determined to commit myself to getting more use out of it!
|Sitting on the floor, because Comfy Dress calls for it!|
I made the matching gloves myself, as one of my very first sewing projects shortly after buying the dress. At that time, I felt that the gloves simply had to match the outfit perfectly. These days, I think I would prefer this dress with plain black gloves, or maybe none at all. But it was nice to pull out one of my old homemade pieces to enjoy again.
What is the oldest piece of Goth clothing in your wardrobe?
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