Thursday, November 19, 2020

Back in the Attic

Throwback Thursday Dept.

My Attic Finds post received a lot of positive comments, so I will happily offer another then and now comparison of a dress I rescued from the attic – a navy blue sequins number from Ultra Dress. The photo on the left shows me wearing the dress at my support group’s holiday dinner in 1995. The photo on the right shows me 25 pounds lighter wearing the same dress last week.

After taking the photo, I actually threw the dress in the trash because after hanging in the attic for over two decades, the hanger stretched out the dress leaving permanent stretch marks in the shoulders of the dress. 

I had second thoughts a few days later, retrieved the dress from the trash and threw it in the washer to see if a washing would fix the stretch marks. Surprisingly, that corrected the problem and now I have yet another cocktail dress to wear nowhere!


Pinback Thursday Dept.

The black velvet Onyx Nite evening gown I am wearing in the About Stana photo below right is another attic find. It is a dress I purchased on eBay long ago, but never wore.

When I bought it, it fit just right, but now it is too big. It looks OK in the photo because I pinned it up to make it look like it fit, but without the pins, it hangs on me like a muumuu. It might even be too big to be fixed by a tailor. Too bad – it’s a very nice dress.

By the way, the black patent high heel pumps (from Jubilee) are another attic find. 



Wearing Coach
Wearing Coach



Czadoman, Marta Gałuszewska, Filip Gurłacz and Gosia Andrzejewicz (boy, girl, boy, girl) femulating Sister Sledge on Polish television’s Twoja Twarz Brzmi Znajomo.
Czadoman, Marta Gałuszewska, Filip Gurłacz and Gosia Andrzejewicz (boy, girl, boy, girl) femulating Sister Sledge on Polish television’s Twoja Twarz Brzmi Znajomo.
You can view this amazing femulation on YouTube.

4 comments:

  1. 25bs lighter! I'm going to have to bite the bullet to stop food passing my lips. At my age washing does not remove stretch marks! Drat it!
    Nice dress, love the neckline, hemline looks to have lengthened or your thighs are shorter. The benefits of storing and not purging, fashion comes around often.

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    1. chris1 - I recently lost 20 pounds. But I would not recommend the method I used, a Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis that required a change of diet. But it did help me prioritize my eating habits. :)

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  2. Hi Stana i came accross a website some of your followers would like.just type try forma app on google and you can log in upload a pic and virtually try on lots of clothes,i did do a pic of you but don't know how to upload it here.regards Sara

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    1. https://www.formatech.com is the URL

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