This past weekend, I attended Brad’s company holiday party in D.C.
This is my 5th year attending and although I usually love picking out a new dress for the occassion, I was a little torn this year over what to wear. With all the changes going on at the new house, I wanted to be frugal and deliberated between buying and borrowing a dress.
I bought a new dress from ideeli, only to be dissapointed in the material once it arrived. On Friday morning, about 24 hours from our flight, I put out an all call out for a request to borrow a dress from several friends, who I knew would come through for me.
After finding myself at the mall later that evening (t-minus 12 hours from our flight), I bought myself another dress because 1. It was a good price and 2. I was still undecided. Oh bother.
Um, yes please!
And so I did.
I. Love. This. Dress.
I kept the crazy to a minimum and packed only one dress for the occasion, leaving the other four at home.
The party was a blast and I can’t help but think that having the perfect shiny frock was the reason. That, and the fact that my hair stayed curly for more than it’s usual five minutes and thirty-two seconds.
What do you do when you can’t decide what to wear for a dressy event?
a. Search far and wide for the perfect dress
b. Borrow one from a friend
c. Buy/borrow multiple dresses, hoping you’ll decide before you have to get dressed