It's the most wonderful time of the year. I don't have too many occasions when a red felt skirt makes sense, so the holidays it must be. I skipped the poofy crinoline because I drive a Ford Focus, and it would be a tight fit. I could have squeezed a petticoat into the Tempo though. They just don't make cars like they used to.
My outfit was very popular with the wee ones (and one creepy middle aged man). I made several people stop and smile in the midst of a rushed holiday weekend, which made me feel it was worth dressing like Mrs. Claus. That's me-spreadin' joy all over the fuckin' place (mostly Big Lots and Goodwill, but you know what I mean).
Want to know a secret? My hat isn't a hat at all, but a fluffy headband I bought at K Mart. I liked it so much I bought one in cotton candy pink as well. I get to be
strange fashionable without smashing down my hair.
I came very close to buying this musical poodle (must have been the poodle skirt influence) that sings, "Sleigh Ride". I might need to go back and get it-everyone needs a pink poodle, right?
I stopped to do some calisthenics with a snowman. "Reach for the North Pole...OK fine, reach for Winnipeg."
Felt Poodle skirt-Fairytale Costumes
Green and gold knit top-K Mart
Poodle pins (on top) Hand-Me-Ups
Cardinal brooch on jacket-Made it
Velvet Jacket-Can't remember
Fragrance-Vintage formulation Evyan White Shoulders
I'd like to say this is the craziest get-up I'm going to wear this season, but I think we all know that would be a lie.
Someone has to stand in front of the fake fireplaces at Big Lots for holiday photos...might as well be the one with the furry headband and poodle skirt.
I'm having (more) oral surgery this week (Wednesday) so posting will either be nonexistent, or kinda rambling. Probably the later, though that might not be a good thing. We'll see. After my last couple disasters, I'm not all that excited to go through this again.
We also have (another) ice storm headed our way, so the state of our electricity is going to be fragile.
Have a great week everyone!