I found this amazing dress a while ago. It is both vintage and handmade.

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It is basically the dress of my dreams.

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One of my favorite places to visit is Yaddo Gardens, near Saratoga. It is peppered with statues, columns and fountains.

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My favorite part of the garden is this archway. In the summer it is covered with climbing roses. I pared the dress with an antique Victorian petticoat and these leather reproduction Victorian boots. I would do just about anything for our culture to pick this up as mainstream.

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Lastly, this public garden has a beautiful gate that makes me feel like I am walking into a land of fairy tales. I think my favorite part of this day was the part that I did not photograph. I sat on the end of one of some stone steps and read Wordsworth’s poetry. It had been one of the first warm days of spring; birds were chirping and the soft wind rustled the leaves here and there. The sun shone down warmly, so I wasn’t cold. It was perfect.


4 thoughts on “When you feel like Cinderella

  1. Such a lovely dress and it looks like early spring – those gardens must be magnificent in the summer. Just lovely and rather magical.


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