Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Everything Old Is Still New Again

A fall shirt, from ATL.

Original price $40, but I got it for $8 thanks to savvy coupon-handling.

The whole time I had it on I kept thinking "I've worn this before."

The smocking, the burgundy... and something was very familiar about those little roses.

Then I remembered. When I was nine or ten my mother made me a dress out of very similar material. The same little rose pattern, nearly the same color. It even had rows of smocking across the front, all hand-sewn.

Mom, if you scan/send me a picture of me wearing that dress I'll post it on the blog, along with a current pic of me in the shirt. ^__^

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