The dress is sewed and put together with care over a period of six months. Her mother picks up unusual items for creative placement as embellishments. The last one is supposed to be a fresh flower picked on the morning of the gala event.
She looks at it wistfully, and wonders if it will qualify for the red carpet moment in her life – walking behind the actress holding the train of her gown.
“The carpet is going green this year to promote sustainable fashion.”
“And nothing can be greener than this dress..” Her mother’s smile is triumphant.