Carmen Miranda, GCIH, 9 February 1909 – 5 August 1955) was a Portuguese-born Brazilian samba singer, dancer, Broadway actress, and film star who was popular from the 1930s to the 1950s. "Hollywood, it has treated me so nicely, I am ready to faint! As soon as I see Hollywood, I love it."
I think many of us might benefit from sewing one of these retro outfits. 'Cuz really, what could be more practical? Talk about the clothes you reach for again and again! Yah, I do take myself too seriously with this everything-sewn-should-be-so-practical. This is the kind of thing that keeps life fun.