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special guest/ LUCIA HWONG GORDON TALKS ABOUT HER 16th OUTFIT: 16 in 16 acts

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PICTURE: #16 IN SIXTEEN ACTS

 

SPECIAL GUEST INTERVIEW:
LUCIA HWONG GORDON
TALKS ABOUT HER 16th OUTFIT

 

 

 

What items did you use to compose this particular outfit?
Nicole Miller gown
Blue topaz and amethyst necklace designed by Peggy Stephaich Guinness
Bulgari earrings
Vintage gold bracelet from Rose Jewelers
Diamond art deco watch

 

 

 

How did you arrive at the decision to compose such an outfit?
When I saw the dress at the Nicole Miller store on Madison Ave.  It is perfect for any Hamptons event.

 

 

 

 

 

Did you compose this outfit spontaneously or was it planned ahead of time?
When I shop, I try to purchase individual things that will become a part of the whole wardrobe ensemble.  The dress

has my favorite Indian fabric colors of bronze, gold and jewel tones.

 

 

 

On a scale of 10, how pleased are you with this composition/outfit?
10- Love the exotic ease of this look.

 

 

 

What roles do color, the fit, and integrity of fabric play in this particular outfit?
I love the exotic Indian jewel tones accented with gold threads.  The fitted bodice and flowing skirt are so feminine and glamorous.

 

 

 

 

How soon would you repeat/wear this same outfit again?
Yes, I would wear this outfit again, I love the ease of the exotic glamour of this gown.

 

 

 

 

There is perhaps a spiritual, emotional, intellectual or psychological aspect to the what/how we dress. What is your personal experience in relation to this outfit?
I feel like a modern day Indian Majarani in this fabulous dress.

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