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Monday, November 21, 2016

The Perfect Thanksgiving Dress- Thank You Bernie Dexter

Thanksgiving










It's arguably the quintessential American holiday, but lately it seems to have been removed from its traditional role





and become  a Christmas dress rehearsal.


Personally I think it's high time that, Thanksgiving, and all it symbolizes, experiences a revitalization. 

I am a fanatic for seasonal and festive dressing and whenever  I get into the spirit of a Holiday I think about what to wear: red and green and gold or silver and blue for Christmas and Channukah, sparkles for New Years, Hats for Easter, etc.  But Thanksgiving is tricky, just what constitutes a Thanksgiving outfit?  The obvious choose is fall collars of  brown, gold, and orange, but that is pretty predictable.  I sort of like the idea of something that hearkens to the spirit of the Holiday: home and family.  That is why the Bernie Dexter Jodi dress in  Home Sweet Home print is to my  mind the perfect dress for the day.


The print on the dress, with it's simple and cheerful rendition of a small farming community and horse drawn carriages reminds me of the work of the folk artist Grandma Moses. 








Certainly an appropriate choice for Thanksgiving.

The pictures of me wearing the dress here where in August, during my brief fling with blue hair, but I will  be wearing it again this Thanksgiving.










Outfit Details:

Jodi Dress in Home Sweet Home print-Bernie Dexter
Hair Flower-Chatter Blossom
1950s Novelty Horse Purse-Anna Cat Etsy
1950s Cowboy Boots-Thrifted
1930s Wooden Dog Brooch-Thrited

Do you have  a favorite Thanksgiving Outfit 

9 comments:

  1. I used to dress like an American Indian until my daughter told me i was being politically incorrect. Now I just wear my Lions jersey.

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  2. Oh yes that is a lovely, lovely dress.
    Enjoy Thanksgiving.
    Cheers! Gail.

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  3. Your dress is just gorgeous and love the hair!
    Lynne x

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  4. Yep, that's the pawfect dress for Thanksgiving.
    I luffs the old photos showing peeps have a great time a BIG table full of yummy foodables
    Loves and licky kisses
    Princess Leah xxx

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  5. Perfect dress if you have the heat on! We're sure you'll have a laden table and all the animals will get to share.

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  6. That's a lovely dress! Those prints are really pretty and perfect for Thanksgiving :-)

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  7. Lovely festive images, and your dress is a stunner. Happy Thanksgiving, Kate xxx

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  8. LOL I know what you mean about Thanksgiving being more of a Christmas dress rehearsal these days. I still do love Thanksgiving though. Love this dress on you so much. Great choice for Thanksgiving.

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  9. I love the way you really think about what the holiday means in your seasonal dressing, and this is a perfect choice!

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