Kmart Festival Dress – OMG – It Fits!

 This week there was a going away party at the Burning Man Headquarters because one of my favorite people ever and the Communications Manager and Regional Network Manager, Andie Grace is moving on.  She was my boss when I was the Wedding Coordinator for Burning Man for several years and I will miss her terribly. Although it was 68 degrees in San Francisco that day I knew it would be warm at the party so I wore my new sundress.

A couple of weeks ago I decided that I should check out kmart’s plus size clothes, just ’cause.  I ordered this Festival Dress in a Size 26-28 (my size)  for $18.74 with an extra 15% off, and it is 100% cotton, what a bargain.  I had no  hope of it fitting and then it came and when I tried it on it did not fit, but while I was putting it back in the bag and felt a drawstring which untied and then tried again – and OMG it fits and it is precious.  I cannot remember the last time I was so happy with a piece of clothing.  It was made for Burning Man or a hot day in the city.  It also comes in a print and if you wear this sort of thing it is a must have.  You might also want to check out the rest of the Love Your Style Love Your Size line.  I am pleasantly surprised by kmart plus sizes…affinity

Necklace: I made this is 2009, Precious Metal Clay and Colored Pencil
Bra: White strapless Goddess bra, fabric spray painted green for project
Bracelet: Handmade gift at Burning Man 2006
Earrings: Dichroic Glass from Etsy

Just for your amusement I have added a photo of the project that the bra was spray painted for, I made a life size paper mache of Tara: the Tibetian Goddess of Compassion.  I don’t paper mache anymore but I thought this might make you smile.
photo of me and Tara: Julian Cash

photo: George Post

4 thoughts on “Kmart Festival Dress – OMG – It Fits!

  1. Oh, love the photo of you and Tara, and the earrings are gorgeous! Great look, so glad you had a wonderful time…I had thought we might like to go to the party but it wasn’t on the calendar and we have been busy!

    • Yes, we too miss things out of ennui or bad calendaring ;D. My dear Ali Baba, thank you so much for being such a loyal reader. I really makes me happy to have your thoughts and feeling shared…affinity

      • Awwww. *hand on heart, look of contentedly being loved and loving on face*

        “ennui or bad calendaring” is such a perfect phrase, thank you.

        I am so happy to be your loyal reader, Affinity. I feel great joy in being your friend, and am glad to share with you and be able to have this interaction with each other easily, in spite of our near-opposite sleep schedules! ;D

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