How lucky I am that after Hurricane Sandy destroyed my Halloween plans (along with a few New York City neighborhoods), my dear cousin Cathy offered to model my costume, so that you, dear readers, would get to see it and I wouldn't have to shave my legs.
We had a beautiful Autumn day for our photo shoot -- a surprise since the weather has been so wild and unpredictable of late. Speaking of Cathy, motherhood is having a very positive effect on her: she showed up on time, seems to have quit smoking (though she chews gum incessantly), and even turned off her cell phone, beeper, and iPod during the shoot. She also showed me a few adorable shots of baby Simplicity which, remind me, I must share with you soon.
And now on with the show! I hope you'll enjoy our latest effort, shot by Michael as well as a few strangers who, fortunately, didn't run off with my camera.
As always, to see these photos full-size, please click any image and,
in Picasa, choose the album name, and then, in the upper left hand
I think Cathy makes a very attractive vintage Forties-style harem girl, don't you? Who knows -- she may end up being the next Maria Montez!
I'm a native New Yorker and self-taught sewing fanatic! I've been sewing obsessively since 2009 and today make all my own clothes using mostly vintage patterns and vintage sewing machines. Welcome to the warm and whimsical world of Male Pattern Boldness, where the conversation is sewing, style, fashion, fabric, and more!