The reason I bring this up is because Mad Men seems to have taken the fashion world by storm. Along with Kate Middleton, the show has managed to bring classy back a little bit and I am lovin’ it. In fact, Banana Republic had a limited edition Mad Men collection. This was my favorite dress:
I don’t know what the price was, but it doesn’t matter. I’m going to try to make it 🙂
Speaking of making things, I finally got to go to Denver Fabrics today! I went because I was going to buy fabric for my military ball dress. Then I had a bit of a reality check. I couldn’t decide on fabrics or patterns, there wasn’t quite enough of the few fabrics I loved, I don’t really know how to work with stretch lace over an underlining and … well, there’s just not enough time. The ball is in a month and among the baby bedding, Halloween sewing and Christmas sewing, I don’t have time to make a muslin and a gown. So, I let myself off the hook. I will buy a dress this year and next year I’ll start thinking about it MUCH earlier!
I did get some pretty fabulous knits today, though 🙂 I’ve been seeing a lot of lace skirts around, like this one: