At the beginning of the school year, I was inspired to make a kind of crazy-looking version of a 1915 dress from an old photograph. I wanted to also make a tamer version, but the crazy called to me first.
I wanted to have fun making this. A sort of therapy piece. I allowed myself to throw all historical accuracy out the door! It is made of cotton striped print, some funny loud magenta silk, cotton lining, pom-poms, rayon velvet ribbon, and bright PINK polyester tulle.
My wonderful friend, Laurie, and I styled the shoot with 18th century-1910s-wacky-brightness.
|The dress that inspired it. Circa 1915|
Photos by the AMAZING Laurie Tavan. Check her work out, she is so talented! She also did my hair in an awesome 18th c.- inspired style.
That FABULOUS hat is by Lynn McMasters. She is a genius and made this hat for Laurie.