Jenny La Fleur
a day at the faire - Jenny La Fleur
adventures in costuming
jennylafleur
jennylafleur
a day at the faire

Our outing to the Ren Faire on Sunday was a success. We had glorious weather, which is a new experience for me! It was really lovely not to be too hot, too cold, wet or muddy. Wow! I had a good time, despite having a headache that wouldn't go away most of the day and a tummy that no longer likes Ren food. It was great to hang out with Isabella again too - I'm SO glad you could join us!

I was pleased with my dress, I need to take better pics of it though. I didn't intend it but turned out to be quite the princess dress, I think because of the color and the gold bling. Next time I wear it to the Faire I'd like to style my hair better (that was a very last minute after thought) and maybe make a pink and gold tiara or jeweled headband for it.

I'm so glad I didn't bow to practicality and sacrifice the train as it really is my favorite part. I keep it out of thw way by bustling it up with piece of ribbon, which worked brilliantly but sadly I didn't take pictures of... next time!

Mom had way too much fun with her "Snow Queen" costume too. She got lots of attention and little girls whose eyes lit up when they saw her - it was great! She has more bling to add for a Halloween party so I'll be sure to post pics of that.

All my pics from the day can be found here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jennylafleur/sets/72157625204326554/

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angldst From: angldst Date: October 20th, 2010 03:19 pm (UTC) (link)
Oh, how pretty! Your dress turned out darling. You and your mum look delightful. :D

<3

-d
bauhausfrau From: bauhausfrau Date: October 20th, 2010 03:45 pm (UTC) (link)
You look beautiful in your new gown - yay! And your mom looks great too, you got some really nice shots of her.
trystbat From: trystbat Date: October 20th, 2010 03:54 pm (UTC) (link)
How lovely!!! And you're so brave to wear a train to a faire ;-)
vanessa_lynne From: vanessa_lynne Date: October 20th, 2010 04:10 pm (UTC) (link)
Trains are always good.
muddled_musings From: muddled_musings Date: October 20th, 2010 07:28 pm (UTC) (link)
Oh my, Jenny! That is a princess dress--so, so pretty! I'm sure you felt so gorgeous walking around the Faire like that. And your mom's costume is so lovely too! You all look quite the fetching bunch! ;)
mandie_rw From: mandie_rw Date: October 20th, 2010 08:01 pm (UTC) (link)
Pretty, pretty dresses! Yours is quite the princess dress; it's lovely! And the train is fantastic. ;)
koshka_the_cat From: koshka_the_cat Date: October 21st, 2010 12:03 am (UTC) (link)
Your train!!! It's lovely!

You look wonderful, as does your mom. How fun!
chloeandrudy From: chloeandrudy Date: October 21st, 2010 05:04 am (UTC) (link)
Your dress was just beautiful, and your Mom looked great too. Aren't dressing Moms up fun?
redthreaded From: redthreaded Date: October 21st, 2010 08:04 pm (UTC) (link)
Your dress is gorgeous! I've always loved that style :)
girliegirl32786 From: girliegirl32786 Date: October 22nd, 2010 02:20 am (UTC) (link)
You look absolutely gorgeous! That is such a pretty, pretty princess dress!

And I love how your Mom's costume came out.
mlsdesigns From: mlsdesigns Date: October 25th, 2010 11:00 pm (UTC) (link)
Such a pretty princess! Your dress turned out fabulously :)
lilcorinthian From: lilcorinthian Date: November 25th, 2010 08:14 am (UTC) (link)
LOVE the train! I'm glad you kept it, too! :0) Looks like a fun day!
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