Friday, June 20, 2008

ICFA Photos

Emerald City may have ceased publication, but the Emerald City Best Dressed Award still gets given out at various conventions I attend. You can see the results for this year's ICFA here. There isn't a formal dinner or award ceremony at FinnCon, so the next contest will be the Hugo Ceremony in Denver. I am, of course, ruling myself ineligible, which is rather a shame this year because I'm very pleased with the dress I have found. Especially as it only cost me $23.

Mostly armless

Charity-shop wedding dresses come in two kinds.

Sometimes a charity shop gets recent dresses, from a bridal shop that's gone out of business or (more often) from display stock.

And then there's the old stuff. Sometimes spectacularly ugly:

Sometimes just unfashionable: