Thursday, February 24, 2011

A spring time Waltz with Rosetta and Coraline

Spring is near, we all yearn for it I think.  This week I have two new gowns out, one Victorian and one Edwardian, both perfect for waltzing.  The musical choice, Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers.  This is such a quintessential piece of Victorian music.  As a waltz it is a lushly uplifting piece of music, and it is often lost in the winter I think, since most folks think of Christmas with the Nutcracker ballet.  So imagine if you will, waltzing on the Landing, spring flowers all around, and the face of a handsome partner smiling down at you as you glide in his arms.  Of course there is nothing more beautiful than a flowing gown that compliments the wearer!  To that end, may I introduce Rosetta, an 1898 House of Worth gown.

Made of printed silk, lace shoulder puffs, and a bell shaped skirt, this gown is a glorious ode to spring time.  Period undergarments are included.

Next, for a woman who enjoys being the very center of attention, I present you Coraline, a 1905 Doucet ballgown.

Coraline is not for the faint of heart.  This is a gown that is bright of color and striking in person.  I have chosen to wear it with black accessories, but you could also use white. 

Both gowns are made for evening entertainments, and both gowns come with undergarments.

I hope you'll stop by soon, or look for the gowns on Marketplace.  They are lovely additions to any woman's spring wardrobe.

Cordially yours,