Sunday, February 8, 2009

The Fab '40s



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I attended a '40s themed birthday bash for work yesterday and ransacked my closet trying to find something to wear. I settled upon this Alexander Wang dress, which I belted to accentuate the waistline ( according to some '40s fashion sites, this was the look of the day). Although the hemline was a little short for the era, I thought the drapey folds fit the look well and looked like something a 1940s cocktail singer might wear. It was pretty awesome walking into Cicada Club and seeing all the guests dressed in their finest '40s gear--big fur coats, military-style uniforms, the guys in vests and narrow-brimmed fedoras. I absolutely love theme parties as it's such a good excuse to get dressed up and get into the party spirit.

4 comments:

Brook and Lyn said...

owww...that's the new AW wrap dress...fits you very nicely! I wish someone would throw a 40s theme party in my circle. I would love to dress up for that.

Young Broke and Fabulous said...

Thanks that's very nice of you!

Gerri Ward said...

Wow! What a great ensemble you look great and the soles are solely perfect for the AW dress! p.s.- you have lots of style!!!

Behind the Seams said...

you look fab!