I went to see Cinderella last night (it was half-price movie night!) and had quite a good time. I don't often go to movies, but with Britt's extra discount we can now see movies for only $5.38 which is fairly cheap for a night out.
I was pleasantly surprised with how much I enjoyed Cinderella. Ok, about 98% of the time I was paying more attention to the costumes than the movie, but wow! The styling was excellent!! I loved how the costumes weren't specific to a particular period but seemed to borrow elements from 18th century, 19th century, 1930's, 1940's and 1950's styles. It was quite a mix but it worked amazingly well. I can't think of a single costume I didn't love.
As always, I dressed up for the occasion. I was going to do a Cinderella themed outfit, but couldn't find a dress that worked. So instead I decided to go more "ugly stepsister", borrowing elements from the new movie and the old cartoon Disney version (specifically Drizella's costume).
My outfit is entirely me-made (yay!). The vest is a new piece made from a Victorian pattern. It was my first attempt at sewing something from my Victorian pattern drafting book. There was no instructions and I had to dramatically re-size the pattern. I'm not 100% happy with the result, but overall it came out alright.
I hope everyone is having a good week so far!