Jazz Age Lawn Party

What to wear, what to wear?

Ladies, the Jazz Age Lawn Party (JALP) is fast approaching, you want to go, but don’t think you have anything to wear. *Checks calendar* http://dreamlandorchestra.com/calendar.php *Panic sets in*

Or you have checked out http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2012/07/08/style/08PARTY.html?ref=fashion and worry that your wardrobe is not up to par.

If you look at http://arsenicold-lace.livejournal.com/7753.html you can see example of my adding different accessories to make a lace cocktail dress work for a daytime look. I tossed this daytime look together on a Sunday morning on the day of the JALP (including making a new band for my hat) but I do not recommend that you try to do your coordinating on the fly/day of.

Daytime------------------------Nighttime


And here are more details on same dress worn as cocktail/evening look http://arsenicold-lace.livejournal.com/2586.html

But most cocktail/evening dress do not work for daytime look. Here are some tips to pull together a passable (if not fully accurate) look: Collapse )