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Rate the Dress: Evening ensemble of 1958

Last week you did NOT appreciate our 17th century allegory and her very festive frock.  You found the colours garish, the headdress decidedly odd, and the neckline, well, just a little too festive (if you take my meaning).  Poor astrology needs to do a better job at aligning her wardrobe elements, as she came in at a pitiful 3.2 out of 10, making it the first pre-20th century outfit to rate below a 4. This week I’m sticking with the metallic and red holiday colour scheme, but moving it up three centuries.  Are you thinking of holiday parties?  Why don’t we rate a holiday party-worthy frock? This silver evening gown comes with its own matching red velvet satin evening coat (good catch Sarah!), lined in the same textured silver fabric as the dress (click through twice  on the image to see a large version) What do you think?  Just the thing to make a statement, or too matchy matchy?  And is the textured dress fabric just divine, or just a bit much? Rate the Dress on a …