An Evening at The Ballet

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What I Wore to the Ballet: December 19, 2012

Dress: $1 Goodwill
Bolero: $1 Goodwill, refashioned
I don’t know

I saw The Nutcracker for the first time and enjoyed it, except for the interminable scenes featuring children. My friend said that the productions she has seen before didn’t have quite as much time focused on kids, although they’re always a part of it. I felt like I had accidentally purchased tickets for a K-6 recital, albeit one with a professional symphony. When the actual members of Ballet Arizona were on stage it was delightful, beautiful, and inspiring.

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bolero beforeI bought the black shirt at Goodwill on my way home from work. I was picturing a shrug or bolero of sorts, something to provide arm coverage and a bit of warmth over the long slip dress, and it worked out perfectly with scissors, no sewing required.

January 8, 2013. Tags: , , , , , , , . Pictures, Projects, What I Wore to Work Today, Words.


  1. calluswhatever replied:

    you look so cute 🙂

  2. Patron of the arts | Rabbit Style News replied:

    […] from my brother and sister-in-law. A few days before it arrived I was at Goodwill looking for a top to refashion into a shrug before I went to the Nutcracker (more ballet!) and stopped briefly at the purse section. I listed […]

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