A buffet-style post

Ack! Jury selection strikes and I have still not gotten my bookmarks back, which means that I have to try to cobble a post together on a Sunday night. Cross your fingers and pray that I am not selected for some sort of awful grand jury type case. I don’t mind doing my civic duty, but being a freelance means that if I don’t work, I don’t get paid!

A few of you sent me links to the first legal Hello Kitty Dream Wedding in MTR Station in Hong Kong.

The Hello Kitty Dream Wedding...and it\'s legal!

MTR passengers can indulge in a special romantic moment at the “MTR Hello Kitty Love Garden”, launched from today to 14 March 2007. The Love Garden is a prelude to the first-ever legalised MTR Hello Kitty Dream Wedding in Hong Kong. Specially designed by Sanrio, Hello Kitty and Dear Daniel will appear in the “MTR Hello Kitty Love Garden” in wedding dress to celebrate the joy of love with MTR passengers.

Nadine wrote to ask me to recap the ins and outs of guestwear. Specifically, she wanted to know what would be most appropriate for an April wedding with a ceremony starting at 2 p.m. and a reception starting at 5 p.m. I suggested a simple cocktail length frock with a fabulous scarf or chunky jewelry…something like this, perhaps:

Navy Draped Sleeve Dresses by Tracy Reese

And finally, the wonderful Kelly used Photoshop to make a mock-up of my ring based on my description and did a fabulous job! Take a look:

I couldn\'t have done it better!

4 Responses to “A buffet-style post”

  1. Twistie February 26, 2007 at 2:00 pm #

    (pets your ring) That’s so pretty!

    A Hello Kitty wedding? (shudders)

  2. Kai Jones February 26, 2007 at 7:16 pm #

    Okay, here’s a dress question. A couple of years ago I was invited to a wedding in mid-July, in a small town in Pennsylvania. It started at 4:00 followed by a reception. The wedding was outdoors (frankly, it was on a part of the parking lot surrounded by white-painted garden lattice “walls”) and the reception indoors.

    I wasn’t sure what to wear; at home in Portland, OR a pretty day dress with great accessories would be right, and one never wears black to an afternoon wedding–or so I was taught. I was taught wrong, though, as other than the bride I was the only woman there not wearing a black cocktail dress suitable for Manhattan. At 4 in the afternoon on a hot, humid day in a small town!

    I felt very underdressed in my pretty, strapless, floral print dress with a shawl around my shoulders for the wedding.

  3. Kitty May 9, 2007 at 3:57 pm #

    I have a ring like your dream ring. Was a gift, so I don’t know where it came from and I’ve had it about 5 years. Mine has a paraiba tourmaline and is gorgeous.

  4. I Hate Hello Kitty October 14, 2007 at 10:16 pm #

    Why is the world so obsessed with Hello Kitty? Help us to encourage mature women to dress their age at http://www.goodbyekitty.net