"Racks of Flounce, Forties Palette"
TITLE - "Racks of Flounce, Forties Palette"
WHERE - Discount Bridal Warehouse, San Diego, California (2016)
The gowns have been re-toned here to match hues that my mother - now age eighty-nine - might, in her youth, have felt were fetching and sophisticated. The actual colours of these contemporary party dresses ranged from shocking blue and stop-sign red to screeching yellow.