once upon a time au → everyone is a lady (insp.)
Something positive to end a trying day :)
OH MY GOD OH MY GOD OH MY GOD
And really, at the end of the day, they are family.
Although this costume is characterised, some might argue encumbered, by such overt femininity, it actually places Frances in a position of power throughout her picnic with John Robie (Cary Grant). During the beats, Frances deduces (if she has not already at the start of their date) that Robie is back to his old tricks as a cat burglar. This assumption is achieved principally by placing him off guard and thus confused and vulnerable. Frances’ harebrained driving seemingly puts them both in danger. Robie, no doubt used to the thrill of the chase in his former line of work is tested by someone he would typically be accustomed to dominating, i.e. a woman. (x)
helena + outfits