Winning Horse #2: National Velvet

“If I won that horse,” said Velvet, “I might ride him in the Grand National myself.”
“Girls can’t ride in that, ” said Mike contemptuously.
“Girls!” said Velvet, stopping still beside him so that they all drew up.
“Who’s to know I’m a girl?”
She cupped her face in her two hands so that her straight hair was taken from it…”

Words from the book “National Velvet” by Enid Bagnold.

Ivory satin faced organza mermaid bridal gown by Vera Wang.

(Picture- Elegant Bride)