Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Playing Dress Ups with Libby's Frocks

I have Libby's Frocks.  They are mostly long 70's polyester numbers.  Some get it right and Jo had first dibs on most of them ( I will have to get some photos), and some are fun, but ghastly.
This is my favourite dress that typifies the style of the day.  Italian made, it looks as though it has never been worn.  The colours are amazing and the drop waist fit is very flattering.  The first few photos are keepers, some of the others are for the dress up box and others I may make into blouses or skirts.
Only polyester number that I will keep. 

I love this skirt.

A two piece, I think I will shorten the hem.

A kaftan, to cover up at the beach.
I was disappointed these next frocks were mostly polyester, as I made a vow years ago to avoid the stuff.  In Queensland's heat it is not worth the sweat.  I'm all for suffering for style, polyester is a new level though.
Moon Child, 70's made in India, super high waisted skirt and a very blowsy blouse.

super split

Love the print,hate the style

In two minds about this, love the style

I wish this was cotton.

A new level of polyester, quilted like a dressing gown.

This is almost good, but polyester.

No good going on here.

A 3 piece.
India in the 70's, the embroidery is lovely.

Fun!  New favourite in the dress ups

I may wear this to do the school drop off.
There you have it folks.  I think I need to work on my poses.  Let me know if you see any potential.  And am I alone in my dislike of polyester?
Here is how I started the day.  I better go feign interest in the State of Origin!!!


  1. Polyester? Crimplene? Welcome to the world I live in lovey! But yes obviously I know what you mean about the sweat, we just have to limit our polyester wearing to 'winter'. love the outfits, I'm very jealous, esp. that first dress and the orange pantsuit.

  2. baz, you SO don't need to work on your poses. tres glam. xo

  3. 'this is almost good' = MY FAVOURITE COLOUR

    from pgc in TKY

    the poses are just fine!
    work 'em