• Fashion

    Playing dress-up

    This dress, you guys… this dress. Let me tell you a story about it. I was eight or so months pregnant and at Goodwill browsing the dresses for one or two more frocks to stretch over my then-42″ belly when my fingers brushed over a piece of fabric in the XL section. It felt vintage (if you’ve shopped and searched for vintage long enough, you get the feel  for it), and even though I don’t normally pick out black dresses (or wear black, for that matter), I pulled it out. The first thing I saw was the back: … the beautiful detailing of the pleats, the bow, the semi-ruching, the…