Wednesday, December 5, 2012

For Linda: The "Old Lady Church Dress"

After my Second-Hand Is Super post a couple weeks ago I promised Linda from Practical Parsimony that I'd show her a photo of the dress that was described by my friend as the "old lady church dress."  So, here ya go, Linda!  I think its the sheer sleeves more than anything else that earned it such a description.

6 comments:

  1. I see. I started laughing as soon as I saw the title. It is rather plain and lacking in modern pizazz as far as clothes go. Plain is okay and never is outdated. I do wear plain clothes.If it suits your sense of what you like on yourself, then it has plenty of style. I am glad you pointed out the sheer sleeves because it does not show up well in the picture when I am using my cataract eyes.

    It is a pretty blue. Love it. Thanks for showing me what an old church lady dress looks like. You can be the library lady in that dress.

    ReplyDelete
  2. It is a perfect Library Lady dress! Yes, I think the "lacking in modern pizazz" is certainly another contributor to its being called Old Lady. It is all one color, for starters, which I rarely see. Also, from what I see there are lots of sequins, seed beads, studs, rhinestones, ribbons, buttons, ornamental pockets, and general "bling," on clothes I see worn that serve no function other than to jazz it up. That's fine if people like it, but I am a plain and simple person, so this plain blue dress struck me as lovely....not old lady...but I guess that just goes to prove that beauty really is in the eye of the beholder.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Oh and I am so glad I could give you a laugh! I had a little laugh myself explaining to Matt why I needed him to take my picture!

    ReplyDelete
  4. So...funny follow-up.

    I was at the Catholic church on Sunday for a Christmas concert. Whilst there I got a great compliment on my "beautiful dress" from an elderly woman. I had to laugh.

    ReplyDelete
  5. This is too funny! I recently had a professional photo session where I wore a maxi dress (which are very in style these days). I gave one of the photos to my grandpa for Christmas and he just couldn't believe why I would wear such an "old lady" dress!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Ah, fashion....it all comes and goes and comes back again.

      Delete

Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts and ideas. I value the advice and friendship that you share with me!