The Dress

Carmen Marc Valvo

A black dress, probably made of satin. The neckline is round, with has black beads, the bottom part of the skirt has pleats. The dress is reminiscent of a flapper dress from the 1920s. It is to be worn at a party, maybe even a cocktail party. The original price tag is attached to the dress: $550.00. $129.00 is the sale price. What a luxury! Even at a thrift shop—a high end thrift shop—the dress in unattainable. She, the woman walking by the thrift shop, felt a sudden hunger to own it. Class. The black dress had class. She had never had anything like it. She was afraid she never would have such a dress.

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One Response to “The Dress”

  1. alex Renskoff Says:

    there are those high end New York thrift stores- With all the wealth in NY I suppose there is a lot of amazing things to find in a thrift store

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