Remember that time when I brought a map dress into my life? Though the fact that I specialize in the material history of maritime trade routes probably means I could get away with wearing a cartographic ensemble to work, I wanted to save this dress for a special day off.
This past golden Saturday’s activities included a picnic, a four-mile walk, and lots of sunshine: the perfect opportunity to wear my quirky finest!
Of course, my main draw to this dress (besides the print!) was its peter pan collar. As collars go, this one might be a little too big for me, but it’s a nice detail nonetheless. Later, when the day grew cold, I realized that a pulling a lacy top over the dress made the collar look slightly more proportional.
Speaking of “too big,” I’m glad I was able to find the perfect belt to make this waist fit slightly better!
Bonne Chance Collections just released their newest dress series, and although I resisted the temptation to add another to my stash, I’m looking forward to their summer collection: I’ve heard rumors that mermaids may be involved. While I wait, though, there’s plenty of terra incognita to explore in my map dress!