Outfit names just come to me like saintly voices to Joan of Arc. I have no choice. I do my duty—and take the designations as they come.
Day at the regatta.* It sounded so yachting. So seaside seersucker East Coast-y. So gimlets** on the dock, bwah-haw-haw-ty. So then I googled it, and the image spread was somewhere between the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue and Girls Gone Wild.
I guess regattas aren’t as classy as they used to be.
vintage I. Magnin & Co. buttoned up striped dress – $20, Super Fantastic Triple Yard Sale – previously sported by Boise artist Erin Cunningham (I fashion blogged about her!) | Enamel blue flame earrings – Gift, Cuba via my smuggler/friend Jeff Cramer | Steiger navy leather blue heels with brass eyelets – $7, ReStyle
On side table: vintage navy leather clutch – $8, Super Fantastic Triple Yard Sale – previously sported by Danielle Hurd | Nine West cream sunglasses – Free, In Retrospect b/c they were in the lost & found bin for more than a month and I’m crafty as fuck
Word guide for non-classy types:
* Regatta: a sporting event consisting of a series of boat or yacht races. informal An excuse to slut it up while soaked in white privilege and alcohol.
** Gimlet: a cocktail of gin (or sometimes vodka) and lime juice.