I was pleasantly surprised at the options. All sorts of different silouhettes - not just my standby halter. And remarkably few flowered prints. Thank goodness. Hurrah for the non-flower prints!
As I stood nekked in the dressing room at Betsey Johnson, F brought me about 10 different dresses and a fab 40s pair of pumps to try. I channeled all sorts of glam screen goddesses:
- Molly Ringwald - in a white polka dot, mildly drop waisted halter complete with bows and pouffy skirt
- Katherine Hepburn - in a white silk teeny fruit print shirtdress (my fave!)
- Sophia Loren - in a brown & white striped knit empire waisted bandeau (w/ rope tie halter option)
- Some 70s goddess whom I can't recall at the moment - in a bright burnt orange knit shirt dress (slightly fuller skirt, totally flattering) with wooden buttons (would be a great way to spiff up the office attire, which is why I didn't buy it for said garden party)
I might have to don something I already have in my closet, but we had an hour & a half of fun trying!
Sadly, none of the dresses I tried were online, or I'd show you - they really were fun - particularly the Betsey frocks. Girly and light, but not too young for a DC-fashionista!