Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Getting Ready for the Esquire Ball

Days before:
  • Try on different outfits. Wail about how nothing fits anymore. (30 minutes)
  • Once dress is finalized, look for appropriate accessories. (15 minutes)
Day of:
  • Shower. (15 minutes)
  • Get hair done. (40 minutes)
  • Put on makeup. (30 minutes)
  • Choose appropriate (no-VPL or -VBL) undies. (15 minutes)
  • Put on dress, accessories. (5 minutes)
  • Shoe emergency! Change into backup shoes after first choice decides to retire just before leaving the house. (2 minutes)
Total: 2 hours and 32 minutes

Day before:
  •  Check if suit is clean. (1 minute)
Day of:
  • Shower. (10 minutes)
  • Put on suit. (5 minutes)
  • Select tie. (1 minute)
Total: 17 minutes (does not include 20-minute nap)



  1. Well, wives are worth waiting for. But I guess it would be nice for them (for themselves) to be able to fast forward getting ready. That's a great picture.

  2. This is how I feel every workday morning. I get up 10 minutes before he does, but he's out the door 15 minutes before me. Sigh.


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