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The Return of Whisky Tango Foxtrot! | Manolo for the Big Girl

The Return of Whisky Tango Foxtrot!

Hurrah, it’s the return of Whisky Tango Foxtrot!

If you recall, last time we played, we featured a pair of purple lurex platform court shoes with peacock plumes attached at the quarter. Classy. Some of you thought these were the prettiest things since Eve’s kicky little figleaf number and some of you who apparently HADN’T been huffing extraordinary quantities of glue/spray paint/some other brain damaging chemical offered a host of entertaining scenarios wherein those sparkly purple monstrosities would be suitable attire.

Today I offer you this confection.

I’ve gone on record before as saying I wish I’d worn something ridiculous and frivolous to my high school prom, because as one ages, one’s ability to dress like a disco-crazy rainbow fish emerging majestically from a sea of LSD-infused lemon meringue without a twinge of irony becomes greatly diminished. Sad.

Still, when I came across this, uh, subtle piece of evening wear, I thought it would make a great second entry to our Whisky Tango Foxtrot featurette.

You know the drill. Give me a situation wherein this would be a totally appropriate outfit. Just to make it more challenging, no submissions may refer to Las Vegas OR The Little Mermaid. Too easy.

Have at it and next week I’ll post my favorite submissions!

54 Responses to “The Return of Whisky Tango Foxtrot!”

  1. BrooklynShoeBabe March 10, 2012 at 5:52 pm #

    Next week my daughters’ girl scout troop is having a fancy tea party to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts. The invitation states that the girls must dress fancy–costume or real clothing. I would wear it to that tea party along with my daughters who plan on wearing their Cinderella halloween costume. :-)

  2. miss merry March 10, 2012 at 7:25 pm #

    how about as a display unit on Cupcake Wars? You could fit a lotta cupcakes on the layers of that skirt.

  3. bushpiglet March 12, 2012 at 11:07 am #

    She looks as if she escaped from my Nana’s bathroom and is on the run from the toilet roll she managed to ditch down a side street somewhere.

  4. Leah March 12, 2012 at 9:19 pm #

    An Esther Williams retrospective???