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Love, Loss, and What I Wore

Love, Loss, and What I Wore, Westside Theater, NY

Bounce invited me to one of the last showings of the Off-Broadway hit Love, Loss, and What I Wore, a rotating cast of prominent women reading a compilation of intimate stories about the role clothing has played in the memorable moments of its subject's lives, to celebrate the role of black clothing in a woman's wardrobe and its new Dryer Bar.

After a successful 2.5-year run with 1,013 performances, the last show is scheduled for the end of March so I'm really happy I got the opportunity to see it at the quaint Westside Theater.

If you're in New York, grab your girlfriends for a night on the town and take in this quick, thoughtful performance before it's gone. While the stories are very personal, I relate to remembering exactly what I was wearing on so many specific occasions. Whether you want to admit it or not, clothing affects how you feel about yourself and can impact your mood. It was interesting to hear others' recollections of this connection.

After the readings, we got to chat with the cast about everything from what it's like to share other women's stories and act sitting down, to their own memorable clothing stories and wardrobe connections. I was thrilled to see Dorota from Gossip Girl (Zuzanna Szadkowski), Mary Ann from Gilligan's Island (Dawn Wells), and Dorian Lord from One Life to Live (Robin Strasser).

Many thanks to Bounce for including me in this special evening!

{Disclosure: Bounce provided me with a complimentary ticket to the show, a gift card to purchase something black, and a gift bag for attending the meet & greet. All opinions expressed herein are my own. Photos via Tim Williams.}