The Love Boat: Julie McCoy Announcing Fun and Fabulousness on the Lido Deck
I don't know why I didn't make something like this until now. I've had in the back of my mind doing a dress for Julie McCoy inspired by not only her blue and white uniform, but also by the famous Pacific Princes logo. Throw a little bit of Charo in, and I love it!
As many of you know, evening dresses aren't always my strength, which is surprising because I do like making things that are really fitted, and evening gowns are exactly that, just long. Of course, I couldn't make it easy on myself and do a one-piece...
The bodice is supposed to look like her uniform jacket, with the opening of the "collar" exposing the "shirt" underneath. I really like this effect and it's was kind of difficult to accomplish, which makes me extra grateful that it turned out well!
The super-wavy double skirt took a LOT of fabric, but looks amazing in motion, I wish I could show you how Trina twirled sashayed around the room during the fittings.
By the way, did you play the video of the Love Boat Theme Song I posted? Needless to say, there was more than one selection to choose from when I searched for the opening credits, but the one I posted was the very first one I played. Halston, Bob Mackie, Gloria Vanderbilt? All in one?! I didn't need to search for ANY other choice in video to post.