Grecian Cocktail Dress Like "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof"
I had planned on publishing this posts months ago before Dame Elizabeth Taylor’s untimely death. Unfortunately, I was not able to celebrate the star during her lifetime. Ms. Taylor was adored for her sensuality, fashion know-how and chutzpah. Her big doe eyes, perfect coiffed hair, dainty mouth, and mole made her a timeless beauty.
I loved Ms. Taylor’s performance in the Tennessee Williams play, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” In the play, she plays Maggie, a charming Southern Belle, trying to maintain a marriage with her has-been football star, played by a young steamy Paul Newman. Maggie’s characters is bursting with estrogen, a real femme fatale like Ms. Taylor herself. I will not explain the entire three act play because it is worth watching on your own. The play mirrors many of our southern families with complex and familiar sympathetic characters.
“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” is set over one day, has about three sets and one wardrobe change (Keep It Simple Southern.) Maggie the Cat, however, is impeccable in the two outfits that she dons. One of of which is a steamy white cotton sleeveless Grecian cocktail dress, designed byHelen Rose. Grecian dresses are incredibly sexy and equally classy. I have tried to find one as elegant as the one Ms. Taylor wore in “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” but I could not find a comparable one. The Obakki Alameda Drape Wrap Dress, once belted, is a close match.
The Obakki Alameda Drape Wrap Dress is a sleeveless v-neck with gathered pleats and a wrap-front. You can find it at Saks for $369.00. Top it with the Jewel Buckle Herringbone , $148.00 at Rugby, and one of Mac’s fabulous coral lipsticks, $14.50 each, and you have the full look.