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I find myself apologizing yet again for a prolonged absence. It turns out that running a start-up while negotiating the demands of a toddler and newborn leave precious little time for my pontificating the fashion choices of prom-goers. Stupid priorities. I will plan to return in the fall with great fanfare. Thank you for stopping [...]
Hi! I’m Julia. I’m filling in this week as Kristy is a little busy with her delicious new addition. You can usually find me over at Life with a Parasite which started as a journal about all the stuff “they” don’t tell you about pregnancy. I use the letter “U” more often than some of you do. It’s not because my spell-check failed or because I feel the letter is oft neglected, I’m just Canadian.
Monday to Friday I get paid to write stuff to make a commercial insurance firm seem glamourous and sexy, so you can imagine why I jumped at the chance to write stuff to make prom dresses seem glamourous and sexy.
Full disclosure: I bailed on my own prom. It’s true. My friend and I were bored an hour in so we hopped in my car and went to Niagara Falls instead. I have no regrets. Anyway, enough about me! I’ll be back with a lovely treat from the 80s a little later today.
Our photo source said only, “Small town grad, so fancy!”
So we’re left to wonder. Is she the knockout in purple in the second row? Or maybe the beauty sporting the off-the-shoulder pouff in front? Or maybe our mystery patron is the stylish gent in the fedora in the back?
Whoever our anonymous donor is, it’s clear that the class of 1994 understood the allure of satin, taffeta and had a knack adopting a natural smile while flanked by clumps of balloons. Somewhere in this crowd could be a current senator, syndicated columnist or reality TV show star.
Because EVERYONE posed like this, once upon a time.