Little Ladies Get Dolled Up for Tea Party

By Armistead, Carolyn C. | Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL), May 6, 1996 | Go to article overview

Little Ladies Get Dolled Up for Tea Party


Armistead, Carolyn C., Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)


Byline: Carolyn C. Armistead Daily Herald Correspondent

No tea was served during the recent Little Madam's Tea Party in Naperville, but the refined young ladies who sipped orange juice and nibbled delicately on cookies and strawberries didn't seem to mind.

"I hate tea," said 5-year-old Rebecca Bridge.

The tea party, an elegant annual affair offered by the Naperville Park District and held at the Barn, was presided over by the ever-so-proper Lady Marcham Hemmingway (alias Gail Cody of Naperville), whose ensemble included lacy gloves and a flower-accented straw hat.

Nearly 50 young ladies attended the event, ranging in age from 5 to 8, decked out in their favorite party or dress-up clothes. It was a festival of lace, velvet, satin and ruffles, accented by the occasional pink feather boa or bejeweled tiara.

Hats or coordinating hair bows were a must for every girl, as were jewelry and appropriate footwear. Now and then, one could catch a glimpse of a young debutante tottering by on pink plastic high heels.

"I'm wearing a wedding dress," said Shannon Whelan, 6, who was a vision in white. "I was a flower girl at my Aunt Tracy's wedding. …

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