Back to Basics

Those of you who follow my blog may have seen the photos of the two little black dresses I posted on February 19. I have never in my life owned a proper LBD, so finding just the right one was a big deal to me.

I ordered two styles, each in two sizes, from Nordstrom, and this one was the winner hands down:

Alas, I do not look quite like the model. I look like this:

My head isn’t cropped off to maintain any sense of anonymity. The truth is that the flash gave me devil eyes that could not be remedied by the red-eye setting in iPhoto, and I look downright terrifying.