Sorry that posts have been a bit delayed and spotty. Â 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. Â 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? Â What about the muted reds on black?
Rate the Dress on a Scale of 1 to 10