Friday, May 23, 2008


050208 363i took my mom out for a day of trying on dresses at nordstrom and other random places in the mall. she's the only peron i know who perhaps has more energy than me to do this - although i could pull off going to three or four bridal shops in one day and try on every single non-ballgown dress in each store, i came home with a migraine and head straight to bed at 8 o'clock - she, on the other hand, jumped in and out of dozens of dresses then came back to my house to cook a roast and whip up dinner, and then weeded my huge garden in under half an hour at dusk - this weeding task would have taken me the entire weekend.

i love this neckline on her. she has it in her head that you need cleavage pull off anything plunging or v-neck but i don't think so! (better not since my dress has that neckline!)
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the photo at left my mom is comlaining the belt takes up half her body, middle is demonstrative that she needs petite sizes, and right, that strapless aint half bad!

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this dress below was the most flattering on her, and made me warm up to the idea of using it as a bridesmaid i ordered it in four sizes yesterday.
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my mom is really taken by this trapeze dress - because it's so billowy she can fit into a size 2 or a size 0. i am all over twiggy-inspired dresses, but my only concern is she'll look at photos from my wedding ten years from now and say, "what was i thinking?!"
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