100-word Flash Fiction
This week’s 100-word story is inspired by this photograph provided by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields.
Since she was ten, Marissa talked about dressing in Victorian style on her wedding day. “If you’re going to do a period wedding, you’ll have to be authentic,” Mother always said.
Today, in the most exclusive vintage shop Mother could find, they shopped for the costume.
“How much is that?” Marissa excitedly asked the owner pointing to a lovely chemise.
“Three hundred twenty five dollars.”
“And that gorgeous corset?”
“Twelve hundred fifty.”
“I’m thin, I don’t need the corset. The petticoat?”
Fifteen minutes later, they met Dad at the car. Mom smiled and whispered, “Crisis averted.”