Last weekend, we had friends to stay and we treated them to the Christmas Sing-a-long at the Royal Albert Hall. It’s a lot of fun.Ordinarily, whenever we go to a carol concert or the Panto, we throw on a Christmas jumper and call it done. I was, therefore, rather alarmed when my friend, she of the Strictly WhatsApp conversations, announced that she had bought matching dresses for herself and her daughter … not being the mother of daughters, I had no idea that was even a thing.A quick Internet search revealed that there are plenty of Christmas patterned dresses for grown-ups … I plumped for a skater dress that has a plain black bodice and a patterned skirt, and I paired it with a cropped cardigan in red. My Santa hat was an additional extra.My personal style highlight was when someone stopped to ask where I’d purchased my dress from … if you’re interested, I got it here (and will be wearing it again when we go to the Panto).
And what of the sing-a-long? It was brilliant! A successful mix of classical music and sing-out-loud-with-actions. It’s ideal for all ages and the tickets were very reasonably priced. Ho ho ho!
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YES! I like those Christmas dresses, they are fun, pretty & very festive and doesn’t Albert Hall look festive too. You are certainly nourishing the season with your joy & participation in it.
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That afternoon was such a lot of fun … and going to the Albert Hall never gets old! I still pinch myself each and every time.
What a lovely festive outfit! That was a very lucky find. Next year I really must look into that Albert Hall concert, it sounds like the perfect event to put you in the Christmas spirit.