Saturday, February 18, 2012

the romeo & juliet masquerade ball

In 2011, I got myself all gussied up to attend the Opening Night Gala of New York City Center. This year, and this past Thursday evening, I prepped in a similarly fancy way to join the New York City Ballet's young patrons at the R + J Masquerade Ball; fittingly, after watching a spectacular ballet performance.
To my left would be the lovely reason why Elaine and I were invited. C works for the ballet and often encourages fabulous opportunities to feel highbrow cultured. 
Of course, at the end of the day, as much as I thoroughly appreciate the performing arts (and rubbing elbows with New York City's trust funded finest), I'm just me. Following our magical evening of masqueraded glamour, Elaine and I ventured farther uptown for a couple of beers at more than one fratty bar. I know what you're thinking: We are some seriously classy ladies. I would have to agree ;).

5 comments:

  1. awww! how fun is that!! and I LOVE your dress!!! Beautiful!!
    P.S. This post makes me want to visit NYC again! (It has been too long!)

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  2. that dress is sooo cute! you look great :)

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  3. @Mare Bear: Thanks so much! That's so sweet of you to say :)

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  4. 1300: Around this time medieval outlines delineate "ground billiards," a lawn game related to croquet and golf. 1470: Records show th first pool table

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