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MPB Day 2014

Our router went bonkers this week, so: belated MPB Day recap! This year, I went with my friend and former coworker Lisa. She wore her first make, a fabulous black-and-white floral dress made from (I think) a Simplicity pattern. She accidentally made it using scrubs fabric, which is kind of funny because we worked in a hospital. (I told her she should wear it down in the OR.) I work my Alabama Chanin skirt. (People recognized it!) We stayed at the Carlton Arms, my favorite almost-hostel. Front-desk kitty was disinclined to check us in. On Saturday, we decided to head over early for flea-marketing. We had breakfast at a Whole Foods "city picnic" on the way (free samples, score), then joined Peter & co. for the Chelsea flea. Lisa considered, but did not get, this Helmut Lang vest. I considered, but did not get, this wacky coat. I still have a minor case of not-buyer's remorse. When in doubt, always buy the wacky coat. Then