going to do
anything as trite as naming a gown after The Sea and then
splashing it with blue- An
Augustine Sea seems more like a summer calm rather than a winter's force.
Perhaps a gown for the daughter of Branwyn Ė Celtic Goddess of
love, to marry Poseidon.
undoubtedly sleek, and a Greek Goddess could easily wear
it, especially for those times to do things her mother
warned her against doing - such as climbing down cliffs to
check for peregrine nests or waving to passing ships. A
Goddess needs movement, and Qiana stretch
knit gives, but itís as elegant as jersey.
Jade, pale golden
green olivine and pearly
aqua jasmine combine with creamy mocha sequins,
a bit of metallic sandalwood, pale amber and coconut and metallic gold
cording for accent.
Aqua sea foam becomes soft and faded, barely
showing up long enough to draw a breath before vanishing
entirely from the jersey snow white of Qiana fabric. But
the quiet hue is capped in beauty with custom dyed Venetian
cotton in golden green aqua huesĖall
sprinkled with real golden pearls that suggest a primordial saltiness.
Itís a one
of a kind unusual gown,
not another like it in the world, yet the vision it evokes