Know what the Wroot Wore Wednesday? This blue and white seersucker robe for my mammogram! So, this What the Wroot Wore Wednesday post is a little different, because I had to take time out of my regular schedule to have my annual mammogram.
But hey, who says a Ginger can’t be stylish while she’s getting her annual mammogram? I took these selfies while in the dressing room…I know, weird, but what the hell… The light, summery weight of this seersucker fabric brought back memories of a favorite yellow checked seersucker dress that I wore when I was 11 years old. Some of the dresses here on Pinterest remind me of that dress. Don’t you have memories of favorite clothes that you wore when you were a child or teen? I checked the tag on the doctor’s mammogram seersucker robe for the brand, but it was too faded to read. I assume that the robe was made and distributed by a large supplier for hospitals and doctors’ offices.
Surprisingly, it’s not that easy to find all-cotton seersucker robes online. I did find this pink one at Vermont store and
this blue and white robe at Amazon. Even though I’m enamored with seersucker, I actually don’t own a single piece of seersucker clothing at the moment.
By the way, do you know the origin of the word “seersucker”? According to what I read, the word “seersucker” came into English from Persian and originates from the words “Sheer” and “Shakar”, literally meaning “milk and sugar,” probably from the resemblance
of its smooth and rough stripes to the smooth texture of milk and the bumpy texture of sugar. Knowing the origin of the word makes me like seersucker fabric even more! Wikipedia says that seersucker is woven in such a way that some threads bunch together, giving the fabric a wrinkled appearance in places. This feature causes the fabric to be mostly held away from the skin when worn, facilitating heat dissipation and air circulation. It also means that pressing is not necessary.
It may be a rather casual and summery fabric, but on the more formal end of the scale, I happened upon this cute blazer and
these photos of a unique seersucker wedding dress–so
summery and Southern, don’t you think?
If you have tatas, I hope you’ll be like me this Wednesday, and take time out of your regular schedule to get your annual mammogram. Whether your robe or gown at the doctor’s office is seersucker or not, you’ll be at the height of style and fashion in my book!
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