Tuesday, January 17, 2006

I want this....

Okay, I really, really, really, really want this dress.



I have absolutely no reason to have it. There is nothing to which I would wear it. I just really want it.

Maybe I should join the Society for Creative Anachronism so I can play with people who won't think I'm too old to be playing dress-up. They'd teach me sword-fighting, too. And that would be really cool.

16 comments:

Bougie Black Boy said...

you are absolutely hilarious. and hilariously, I can see you wearing this, just to go shopping in, on the weekends.

We should have stolen our Shakespearean costumes from our "Twelfth Night" days.
Yes, readers, Bainwen and I are the best actors you've ever seen.

Bainwen Gilrana said...

I didn't LIKE my costume from Twelfth Night. I had to play a boy. And I had stupid pants. I did like my hat, though. YOUR costume was cool!

Naneth said...

YOU had the coolest costume in the whole play! Her costume, well, it left a bit to be desired. And yes, you and Bainwen AND Dolphin Boy are the best actors on this planet. You should have taken your costume, and Bainwen could get this dress, and when you visit each other wear them and impress everyone you meet.

Bainwen, where did you find this exquisite dress??? Oh, what I wouldn't give for a dress like that! We have the same tastes, in some things! I'm totally with you about this dress. I would very gladly play dress-up with you, and we could go to Mongolian BBQ and be seated immediately. People would bow to us and politely move out of our way at the mall. And imagine going with Uncle Bill to Gander Mountain and Home Depot. Oh, and we shall wear them to Red Wings games! Bet we end up on tv.

Of course, Tirithien will not be able to take his eyes off you, so you shall have to lead him around to keep him from bumping into things. And do make him stop bowing to your loveliness; he will soon start looking like one of those bobbing bird toys.

I think you should get it. Seriously, I really do.

Bainwen Gilrana said...

I found it on eBay.

It costs $250. *sigh*

And that's why I'm not getting it.

Tirithien said...

It is beautiful. :-)

Hmmm... my kola, in that... *mind reels*

clew said...

I'm kind of surprised you aren't into the local Ren Fests and such. That's a great excuse to wear fun costumes like this!!!

Awww, go on. Get it!

naive-no-more said...

Just bat your eyes for Tirithien and look sweet and demure. I'm sure he won't be able to resist. :)

Bainwen Gilrana said...

Sweet and demure? He'd know I was just acting. ;-)

Strother Girl said...

Pumpkin Pants!! I had to wear your costume two years later for "As You Like It". I'm insulted bougie black boy left me out of the best actors list. He had a good costume. I remember saying I would rather go onstage naked. "Who calls so loud?" Hahaha.

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Bainwen Gilrana said...

Ah, but YOU had the cool jester hat with bells on it! My costume was just ugly. Oh well. At least I got to play the pretty ballerina girl the next year, even though I sprained my ankle in the process. ;-)

Bougie Black Boy said...

You may have been a boy, but you were uhm... a delicate boy... LOL

Kat said...

I 'seen' it :-) You two were cool! However, my favs in that play were Feste and Sir Toby...Bainwen, I can't go to sleep at night unless I put myself in middle earth, usually Gondor or Bombadil's house. BUY THE DRESS!

martie said...

Buy it and wear it to a Ren Fest. I think there is one every year not far from where you live. I'm sure you would like the Ren Fest....you could take naneth with you and everyone would bow to both of you!

clew said...

Rogue comment: The Blue Jackets SUCK! Red Wings handed them their butts AGAIN! GAHHH!

Bainwen Gilrana said...

Clew: Ha-ha! :-P

The rest of you: Oh, if only I lived in a world where I didn't need that $250 to pay my rent, I'd have a nice new dress to wear to next summer's Renn Festival. I'd put Tirithien and my Baby Brother in kilts, and we'd make a fine group, we would. ;-)

Lori said...

I used to go to the KC Ren. Fest and always made costumes. I made a dress really similar to this one (though I don't have it anymore :-( Do you sew?

I posted something last summer called, "The picture remembers" (July 1, 2005) with a pic from one of those festivals. I used to love dressing up and all, so I understand the longing here.