|all_occasions (all_occasions) wrote in attheclose,|
@ 2011-03-07 11:51:00
|Entry tags:||character: alberta malkin, character: lavender brown, etc: backstory, location: diagon - other|
Who:Alberta Malkin and Lavender Brown
What: fashion show!
When: July 1994
Where: in the park off of Diagon Alley
Alberta had been preparing for this event for months. And in hindsight she almost wished that she had begun sooner. She and her employees had been sewing viciously over the past two weeks, making sure that everything was perfect. She had also had to worry about the venue and all that. This was the first time in all her years that Alberta was actually organizing a fashion show. She had participated in many over the years, but never had she been the one in charge. It was quite nerve-wracking. But, she maintained her poise as her heels clicked down the cobblestones of the alley on her way to the park.
The sight of the tent standing upright was a relief seeing as she hadn't been their in the morning while they were setting it up. She could just barely see the top from the window of her flat, but from here it looked gorgeous. It was a lovely shade of lilac with silver trimming that billowed gently in the afternoon breeze. She approached it, giving it all a good look over. Things were beginning to come together.
Once under the canopy, the summer heat seemed to fade away, a result of the cooling charm she asked for; she didn't want everyone to be uncomfortable and sweaty. This was supposed to be fun, not misery. She proceeded toward the backstage area which consisted of a cluster of smaller tents, one for each of the businesses showcasing their work. She knew that Isolde and the others were probably hard at work fixing hems and such before the models arrived. Now, if she could only find Amelia...