So yesterday I peaked with my favourite (and second most expensive) dress, and it’s going to be a gentle let-down from there to the end of the month. Today’s dress was about $4 from the Salvos in Preston more than ten years ago, and it has stayed a consistent favourite ever since, as I mentioned last year. So easy to wash and wear.
The only catch with this dress is that the crossover bodice is impossibly low-cut so I have to wear something under it. Sometimes I wear a white singlet top but it rides up around the waist. So other times I wear what I wore today. Another shameful fashion secret. It’s my favourite maternity bra. Yes, it’s 6 or 7 years since I’ve actually needed such a thing, but I’ve always kept it because it’s comfy and it slots in under this dress nicely. Here’s a closer look:
Don’t forget I’m not doing this just for kicks, but to raise money and awareness for ovarian cancer, which is diagnosed in about 1200 Australian women each year. And if you think I’m doing an OK job at that, wait till you see Ana who wore her wedding dress to school drop-off and brunch yesterday to raise awareness and funds. Awesome effort, and she looked beautiful!
It’s been a long week, and at this point I look like this: