The Real Mod Cloth (Pssst! It’s Polyester!)

Last night I was invited by Lady Carolyn to dress in one of my favorite decades of fashion, the 1960s, to appear with a couple other gals as a visual aid in one of Lady C’s presentations on vintage fashion.  I teased my hair, drew on my giant winged eyeliner, and donned the dress of a Modern.

Thank you, England, for Twiggy and the 60s mod look. <3

I have never dressed in Mod fashion before.  My flavor of ’60s leans towards Dior and Jackie O, but I have an appreciation for the broad array of styles and subcultures of this decade.  Each of them had their best looks, and their worst.

“…oooo, I think I’ll find a British boy to marry….”
Another dancing Monkee

Despite it not really being my bag, baby, I *loved* wearing this vintage go-go dress, made of stretchy polyester, and cut surprisingly modestly.  The boots are reproductions and were a trip to wear, being all plastic and tight and non-breathable, but they really made the outfit iconic.

I don’t really smoke (ew!) but it seemed like the thing to be holding


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