Sunday, November 06, 2005

Gouchos and Prairie Skirts and Ruffles, Oh My!

Last night I attended a dinner/auction to benefit a local AIDS organization in town. I always skip these events as the cost of the tickets, babysitter plus buying "something to wear" is prohibitive - to me anyway because I'm cheap. However, some good friends treated us to the event, so I only had to shoulder two out of three expenses.

On Thursday I hit an upscale department store for an outfit. I'm not a fashion Diva by any means. I prefer my jeans, button up shirt and my mules to just about anything else, however somewhere between entering the store and taking my next breath it hit me. Oh Todo, I thought, we're not in Asheville anymore. Gouchos and prairie Skirts and Ruffles, oh my! Gouchos and prairie and Ruffles, OH MY!!

Off to see the Wizard, and quick, before the wicked department store turns me into Laura Ingles Wilder or Grandma.

I decided to wear what was in my closet instead, so I only had to pay for the sitter. Told you I was cheap.

3 comments:

Corky said...

I saw an Kohl's ad for gouchos, and I did a double-take. Surely, they are kidding, right? Do you remember that movie, "Never Been Kisses," where they totally raz on the Drew Barrymore character for wearing gouchos? We're just going to laugh at ourselves all over again two years from now. Or sooner. I guess I'm kind of laughing now.

Edgy Mama said...

If you're like me and you keep clothes for long enough, they come back in style--I still have long, ruffled skirts from high school!

I like the new template, W.

Rio said...

Cheap, but never trashy...

And the gouchos I had were purple (out of my love for Donny Osmond)...