Tuesday, September 15, 2015

And You'll Find that You're in the Rotogravure

Road trip to the Gatsby Summer Afternoon, was as always, well worth the trip. We drove up to the Bay Area on Saturday, caught up with friends, had a little dinner, a drinky and were up early for the making of sandwiches and the packing of baskets. Here are the photos, you are warned.

Frankendress was a success, if a little slouchy.
Daniel (you elegant fowl) and the fabulous Autumn

Angela of "La Chatelaine Chocolat"
Just flippin' fab!
Sartorial splendor worthy of a stroll in the 'bois'

Caitlin with Chris, she made this bathing suit from a Target sweater, cut off the sleeves and used then for the trunks. Genius!
A fine example of the great costuming on display here.
"The Austrian Woman", Michael, Todi and Cynthia.
Baggy pants shenanigans!

Lounging on the beach, with lifeguards, ladies and beach pajamas.

Kendra giving that far-away look.
More shenanigans with Lifeguard Liam!
This year was a sell out, I think about 1000 people including vintage cars and bathtub gin. The weather was lovely after a few days of a hot spell and there was nothing to do but eat, drink, wander, dance and mooch treats from picnic pals. A roaring success!
On to the next!
Ever Your Thimble Servant,
Miss Brilliantine


  1. Love seeing the dress on the model, everyone looks beautiful! A perfect day.

  2. Such wonderful photos! Everyone looks so chic. One day I've got to get myself up there for that event...

    1. It really is worth the trip, so many like minded people. "Boys and girls and music, who needs gin!" (I do, I need gin)

  3. Fabulous, thanks for sharing these!
    ~ "The Austrian Woman"

  4. My pleasure! If I were a better blogger I'd have hot linked to your blog. You looked lovely, as usual.

  5. Hi Miss Brilliantine! I've nominated you for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award! Head over to my blog to learn more about the award and congratulations! http://pourlavictoire.blogspot.com/2015/09/sisterhood-of-world-bloggers-award.html

  6. "Slouchy dress" ?? Really? I thought it looked brilliant! ;)