decadence in clothing
- At 10:45 AM 1/2/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>Isn't it so cool that we do these things? I mean, look at the typicalI agree completely. Most modern women of my station (finance and social
>non-SCAdian. What do they do? New poly blend dress from Lord and Taylor
>to go the Junior League dance? Parasuco jeans for clubbing? And we
>casually mention velvet slippers and silk satins. How decadent. And how
>wonderful to have such richness in our lives!
standing) feel special if they have one or two silk blouses in their closet.
I have a couple of silk gowns (not dresses, gowns); some silk chemises; in
the days of $80 linen sack dresses, I own several linen gowns; and three
linen chemises. I have a fur lined silk damask coat - most women of my
station today don't own such a thing, and if they do own fur, it's rabbit,
We are indeed lucky to play a game that gives us the opportunity to bask in
the light of decadence.