A Mod Celebration
I snuck in my 37th 6-Year-Old-Celebration, while enjoying Heidi and Jamie's coed bridal shower.
I love a theme and Heidi's maid of honor, Christiana pulled off a good one. It was a Mod Sixties Party, with everything from a Vespa in the yard, to fondue pots on the porch! Love it!
Heidi's vintage dress reminded me of a "paper dress" I owned in 1968.
Don and I had a good time shopping at Goodwill. My bold dress and hideous green sandals came to about $14.
6 in 1963-64
This photo of me with my big Sis, shows a little attitude, but not much of a mod style. I was 6 when we lived in NYC and "mod" fashion was just beginning. We were living in Staten Island and our family did make it to Greenwich Village, now and then.
It seems like I remember more of a beatnik scene than a mod style. I do recall seeing some mini skirts, but mostly on TV. I also remember a lot of turtle necks on TV, especially when my parents woke me to see the Beatles on Ed Sullivan. My personal fashion memories from when I was 6 are jumbled. My coolest outfit was probably a turtle neck with stretch pants.
Mod... A Little Later
My own mod outfits didn't appear for a couple more years, when I got my first go-go boots and fishnet stocking. A-line dresses with block print... my own little Beatles cap! Oh how I loved them! All I can dig up, is a photo of me in about 1968, wearing my favorite mod "paper dress". Too bad the black and white doesn't show the fun colors.
I added a photo of one of my parents' parties. Yep, the adults were playing Twister. Nothing like playing Twister in a dress... note the paisley shirt.
I wonder what was in the punch bowl?