Today was the day for the photo-shoot. I abhor pictures of myself, but there you are. Last night I did some more research on period – early to mid-century – hairstyles so I could panic over something definitive. My favorite is this little figurine –
This is from marquise.de’s page on 18th century hair styles. I think it’s subtle and fitting for a mature lady, such as moi.
I also bought a pair of mules that will serve for 18th or 21st centuries:
… and selected a silk fichu:
I noticed that the petticoat on Dummy was bulging oddly. It also, apparently, works as a condo! Here’s Puffball Jellybean in front:
So very versatile!
Then it was off to my friend Marina’s house. She graciously took pictures on her patio for me: what a good sport! Of course, there’s always some last-minute pressing:
Here are the pictures that will be submitted with my entry in Your Wardrobe Unlock’d’s 2012-13 Challenge: