Okay, so I'm basically done with the dress. I have to hem it, BUT...dress-wearing 101: buy the shoes first! I will hem it after I have gotten my shoes.
Check this out...it's the new happy dance! http://www.thegratidudes.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=12&Itemid=1
Gotta admit, I know now why all those women back in the day wore super tight corsets and were so skinny you could see through them. With as many layers as the dress is, I feel like a whale. Ugh. Maybe I'll feel better about it later.