Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Ladies Tea and Literary Social

The Ladies Tea and Literary Social made for such a delightful and splendid afternoon! Everyone had the request of dressing up in period costume and bring a piece of 19th century (or before)poetry/prose to read.

It was fun to see a span of periods represented from the 19th century, but I couldn't help but notice the "Victorian" style that screams "made in the 1970s!!!" =) Here are a few pictures:

A few of the ladies
Our sweet hostess and her daughter


And a bunch of yours truly with featuring the Regency peach half-robe... =)

16 comments:

Sarah Jane Meister said...

Oh it turned out so beautifully!! You look absolutely sweet. What a fun time you all must have had!

Clare said...

The half-robe turned out lovely, but you, Cheri, look absolutely gorgeous! I love that first picture of you especially... very Regency indeed!

sarah m said...

Beautiful costume! Looks like you had fun...thanks for posting pics!

Janna said...

Ooh, Cheri! "Marianne's dress" is beautiful! Great job!

Rachel said...

Lovely, Cheri! What a fun idea; might have to try something like that sometime. :) You look good in that time period.

Mrs.KAOS said...

A vision of femininity. I hope you had a lovely day, it sounds like an idea I may have to borrow. What was your favorite part?

Cheri said...

::blushing:: Your comments are all so sweet and generous! Thankyou. =)
The Regency era and the Edwardian era are my most favorite! You'll probably see the latter showing up on the blog soon... =)

Mrs. Kaos,

Despite the enthusiasum in reading prose myself, I really enjoyied that part! We all read poetry, prose, or words from hymns that were so encouraging & thought provoking. It was a time of inspiration and not one of gossip!

Maiden Of Virtue said...

How beautiful! I think I am a bit envious ;)....

You looked really lovely Cheri! Thank you for sharing the pictures!

~*~Courtney~*~

Cheri said...

Ooops...

Mrs. Kaos,

I mean't "despite my LACK of enthusiasum..." =) I am not a public speaker by any means!

Paula said...

Cheri,
Your robe is so pretty and your dress too! You look so gorgeous, very Regency and feminine!!!!

Amanda said...

I love how your outfit turned out! It looks so fun to wear. Isn't it fun to have an excuse to dress up like that? (I know I don't comment often, but I do read!) =D

Meg said...

Love the last photo...and I love your dresses.

--Meg (MontgomeryGirl from S&S)

Rachel Byrum said...

Hello Cheri,
I love the photos and the costume.
It is very beautiful. Great Job!!
RachelB.

Cheri said...

Thankyou, ladies! =)

Fauna said...

Cheri! That first one of you - you SO look like Marianne Dashwood! :)

Cheri said...

Ya think, Fauna? Why thankyou! =)