I have a special event coming up...my daughter will be performing at the Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles. Very exciting! But...what to wear?! I'm a casual, jeans kind of girl. I have very little in the way of fancy, special event type of clothing. And, my one pair of fancy shoes died at the last event. The heal broke on one of them. Not bad, considering I had them for over 12 years. That meant I needed clothes AND shoes!
I couldn't let the difficulty I have with finding clothes and shoes get to me. I was on a mission and I had a deadline! Believe it or not....I got lucky! I hit our local Ross store at just the right time...they must have just gotten a new shipment of dresses. I found about a dozen possibilities to try on and ended up bringing two of them home. One is perfect for the upcoming night at the symphony. It's a nice little black dress. The color is perfect for a night time event. The length is just right...the bottom of my knee. And, it's comfortable. Oh...and, it was only $15!
Next...shoes! I'm amazed that I had luck with that too! It's a miracle! It's also a little weird...I bought heels! I haven't done that in soooo long! But, they fit perfect and they're sooooo cute! Luckily, I won't have to walk or stand very much so they should be fine.
This outfit is very different from what I wear day to day. I'm going to be feelin' quite fancy tomorrow night!
My daughter recently hit the jackpot too. Being a harpist means she's always on the lookout for gowns to perform in. They need to be both beautiful and affordable. And, for orchestra, they also need to be black, long and have 3/4 length sleeves! That's not easy! We went shopping a couple of weeks ago to see if we could find something for this special event. We popped into a David's Bridal store to see if they had something. Well, they not only had something...they had several possibilities and they were on the clearance rack. Three dresses went with her to the fitting room. Two of them looked great! Then, the sales lady told us that not only were they on clearance but the sale would take another 40% off! What?! Really?! We bought two! So, she'll be feelin' quite fancy tomorrow night too.
I love the luck we've had with these fancy clothes....now...if I could just find some great new jeans and cute tops to go with them! Oh...and some new casual shoes!