1 Down, 49 To Go

This past weekend I completed my first 50 By 50 item! #12 is ‘Wear my wedding dress again’, and I did that very thing on Saturday night at my 25th high school reunion. I knew that I was overdressing for the event, and I warned my classmates of that. Regardless, I was a bit nervous about wearing so much frillery to what was essentially a blue jeans kind of function.

But my fears were put to rest when I passed a 12 year old girl on the sidewalk after parking the car. She saw me, her eyes opened wide, and she said, ‘I know I don’t know you, but I love your dress!’ As long as I have the unsolicited pre-teen (or even the pre-pre-teen) vote I’m happy! So I walked into my reunion with my head held high, and received several compliments. Yay!

So without further ado, here are the formal pics of what I felt was my grown-up prom. I’ve included a couple of photos of the original dress as a ‘before’ comparison. I’m really pleased with the result, and am looking forward to wearing my wedding dress again and again!

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6 Responses to 1 Down, 49 To Go

  1. nandy says:

    I looooove it! ALMOST as much as I love you 😉

  2. Jackie says:

    I love it! The before and after are both gorgeous!

  3. Robbie says:

    Way to go, Punk Rock Girl!

  4. jazzydoowop says:

    Love love love them both!! You did an awesome job Sharon!!!!

  5. You look gorgeous Sharon, then and even more so now. The final dress looks amazing!

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