Sorry that posts have been a bit delayed and spotty. We’re having internet connectivity issues, and the internet suppliers in NZ leave a bit to be desired in terms of customer service (why does it take them 5-7 business days to deliver a new modem, when I can have a zip or a load of manure delivered the next day, even on a Saturday?!?).
Angela Burdett-Coutts, 1st Baroness Coutts, received generally rave reviews last week, with nothing below a 7, and over half of her ratings a perfect 10, with the general consensus being that her dress suited her personality perfectly, and was striking without detracting from her face. 9.3 out of 10, because while it suited the person to a T, it wasn’t a showstopper.
This week, a black (yes, it is black, not navy) silk reception gown decorated with a garland of embroidery in shades of maroon and amethyst, with cream flowers:
What do you think? Is the textural mix of slick satin and fluffy chenille working? What about the muted reds on black?
Rate the Dress on a Scale of 1 to 10