Here are the pictorial results...
Credits to Contessa Esselia for the photographs.
Side and back views of the ensemble. The vest you see underneath was not part of my contribution, but totally *made* the outfit.
He liked the pictures of my progress so much that he dyed his hair and committed to the eye-makeup before even putting the ensemble on. Flattered does not begin to describe my reaction.
Annnd... we happened to have a baby on hand.