Redefine

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© Bailey Cooper
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Submitted to The Little Black Dress

  • the wedding day
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  • LITTLE BLACK DRESS
  • Street Photography
Photo Info
UploadedOctober 10, 2014
TakenSeptember 1, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D7000
Exposure1/250 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length92 mm
ISO200
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Urban Dictionary: Little Black Dress: for the sole purpose of seducing men. Most women have one in the recesses of their closet. This is the dress that is just a little too short. Just a little too tight. One that hugs curves you never knew you had. One that looks as if it was made for your body and your body only. One that makes you feel sexy the second you put it on. It has to be simple. All black, no buttons or ornamentation. The exhibition of the LBD should only be used in emergencies because once revealed, it would never again have its full potency.

This definition implies that older women could have no possible use for a little black dress. Allow me to adjust this thinking. Little, short, tight, and revealing isn't the only definition of sexy. Our little black dress is classy, elegant, timeless, uptown... even chic.

The clip below from 'August: Osage County' speaks to the split standard regarding aging men and women.

Women aren't sexy when they're old. Says who?

32 responses

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (10 Oct 2014):

    Excellent portrait!! In my opinion women look even more beautiful and graceful with age..its all in the mind! :D

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (10 Oct 2014):

    Dressed for success in JPG's Theme Park!

  • Deborah King

    Deborah King gave props (10 Oct 2014):

    A refreshing image for that category, and such a poignant photo. Thank you!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (10 Oct 2014):

    Love the portrait, Bailey! I think we seniors as who are on JPG have proven that as we grow older we have to work harder to stay fit ... it takes the right attitude, determination, eating right and exercising as no one else is going to do it for us...plus it takes a photography site like this to keep us movitated.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (10 Oct 2014):

    Classy, and lots of thought behind that grin. She has a I know something you don't know look on her face. Cool entry.

  • Kathryn Meyer

    Kathryn Meyer gave props (10 Oct 2014):

    Nice treatment; I can't fit into my little black dress any more. A bigger one would reveal things I would rather not, LOL!

  • Barbara Kurth

    Barbara Kurth said (10 Oct 2014):

    Great image...love the light...

  • Tom Piorkowski

    Tom Piorkowski (Deleted) gave props (10 Oct 2014):

    Great lighting and processing, nice work

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (11 Oct 2014):

    always special shot....well done...very perfect for the theme

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker gave props (11 Oct 2014):

    very beautiful for sure. i love spandex. just about everyone looks sexy in spandex! fantastic editing my dear!

  • Aaron Schwartz

    Aaron Schwartz gave props (11 Oct 2014):

    Uptown for sure. Fabulous.

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon   gave props (11 Oct 2014):

    Looking classy and sassy in that little black dress! Love it!!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (12 Oct 2014):

    Outstanding presentation!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (13 Oct 2014):

    a great portrait!

  • Ted Anderson

    Ted Anderson (Deleted) gave props (14 Oct 2014):

    Beautifully done

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (14 Oct 2014):

    Almost seductive.

  • Bruce Wendler

    Bruce Wendler gave props (14 Oct 2014):

    Works for me

  • Katherine Nak

    Katherine Nak   gave props (15 Oct 2014):

    Thank you Bailey! I needed that! Your the best kind of girl friend!

  • Joe Dunckel

    Joe Dunckel   gave props (16 Oct 2014):

    Just perfect. 10+++

  • David de London

    David de London gave props (19 Oct 2014):

    In the eye of the beholder...younger or older.

  • Claudia Ballestri

    Claudia Ballestri gave props (24 Oct 2014):

    bellissima...I love it

  • Scott Emery

    Scott Emery gave props (26 Oct 2014):

    Dignity, competence and confidence shown in the subject and the artist. Interesting and alluring from many perspectives.

  • May Lattanzio

    May Lattanzio gave props (26 Oct 2014):

    One can never have "just one" in her closet, nor accessories that go with it. Now where are my slingbacks!

  • May Lattanzio

    May Lattanzio gave props (26 Oct 2014):

    And yes - I'm old (at least the numbers say so). ;c)

  • Cindy Griff

    Cindy Griff said (9 Nov 2014):

    Graceful

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (11 Nov 2014):

    Awesome!

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (12 Nov 2014):

    Wonderful take for the theme.

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (14 Nov 2014):

    Great!! Perfect for the theme!!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (4 May 2016):

    Oh YEAH, Rad!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (4 May 2016):

    Love the portrait, Bailey!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (4 May 2016):

    BTV

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