I won’t be wearing a wonderful champagne bottle dress on New Year’s eve, but I will be enjoying champagne. New Year’s Eve is my favorite holiday–no presents to worry about, no special foods (at least not in my household). There is just happiness, champagne, and the promise of a fresh start.
This amazing dress, made by someone who I hope likes the holiday as much as I do, is in the collection at the Fashion Museum in Bath, England. I saw it several years ago as part of an exhibit called “Fifty Fabulous Frocks” marking the fiftieth anniversary of the museum. It showed not only stunning works by the world’s most famous designers, but also several home made dresses to illustrate what the average woman might have had in her closet.
May your New Year be filled with celebrations!