Friday, May 30, 2014

Obsessed by the Dress


Banana Republic dressCatherine Stein necklace,
Ray Ban sunglasses (old), Salvatore Ferragamo handbag,
J. Crew bracelet, Tory Burch sandals (old)

When I received an email from Banana Republic with a model wearing this dress, I searched the Banana Republic website and even went to their store looking for it.  Unable to find it, I kept going back every few days and finally asked a salesperson about it.  He said that merchandise shown in emails isn’t automatically sold in the stores.  When I had finally given up hope that I’d find it, it turned up in the store. 

I realize that going back to the store every few days to look for a dress is obsessive, but what intrigued me about this dress is the dropped waist.  Dropped waists haven’t been shown in a while (so I thought the style was fresh), and they bring back good memories.  In college, I had a black tank dropped waist dress that I loved and wore until it was so faded it was embarrassing.  I guess it’s true that everything old is new again!





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