Chicago is a comedy town, and I have the good fortune of knowing and loving some truly delightful goofballs.
Take the illustrious Brittny Congleton, and her alter-ego, Aunt Nance.
This is Aunt Nance.
Aunt Nance is an aggressively Midwestern, ever-tipsy, brassy, sassy broad, who gets up to all kinds of mischief. This year, she invited my alter-ego to come sing some tunes in her Hot Flash Holiday Cabaret. It was a delight, and all kinds of silly. It was also an opportunity for another #VintageDecemberStyle outfit.
Things I learned, out and about in this outfit.
Why wear one petticoat when you can wear two?
If you dress like this, old men in bars will really want to talk to you.
The gingham + peppermint stripes almost crosses into lady clown territory, but narrowly escapes by going easy on the accessories
While this might be a little much for a company Christmas party, it was excellent for a visit with Aunt Nance!
As previously mentioned, I am in love with my Christmas tree.
I gaze upon it and smile. I insist upon showing it to my Internet ESL students. It is a thing of beauty, and thus, a joy forever.
I also like holiday outfits, so, oh boy, have I been enjoying Emileigh at Flashback Summer’s hashtag #VintageDecemberStyle. Hop on over to Instagram and behold the holiday sartorial concoctions. It’s fun.
This was my first holiday outfit opportunity–the trip to get the Christmas tree.
I am of the opinion that there are no bad Christmas trees. Artificial, real, live, aluminum, I like them all, Charlie Brown. I also am not picky about where to get one. I have a slight (entirely unsurprising) preference for little parking lot tree lots, but I’m flexible. This year, a restaurant down the street from us had a tree lot on their patio, and so we walked over to see what we could find. Continue reading “#VintageDecemberStyle Outfit #1: Tree-Trimming”→
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