The key to this dress is … keys:
I posted about this one last October, and I’ve worn it tons since the beginning of warm weather this year:
I’m entranced by antique keys lately — and I’m not . (I saw a really interesting dress in the windows of Columbia College weighted down with thirty pounds of keys — here.) This fabric is still available in lots of places … this is nice, and this more is nice, too.
The zipper here is slightly out of focus, but I think it’s about a B-:
And here’s the back:
This is a fun dress to wear — it feels very summery, and the green is really bright. (Also, it goes nicely with my favorite gray Keds …) When I first made this dress I thought that the dark teal color in the print would make it work for cooler weather, but that really didn’t happen. This is definitely a hot-day dress (for me, at least).
Now that we’re a third of the way through (almost) the hundred dresses — how are people liking this series? Anything you’d like to see more (or less) of? Do you like a lot of the same dress pattern in a row, or would you like me to mix it up more? More detail? Less detail? Please let me know in the comments … and if you’ve read Dresses-the-book and have an opinion, please feel free to review it on your favorite bookseller’s site …