A family heirloom spans three generations of women.
Rita Zgorski, at the head of the table, along with five daughters and one granddaughter, celebrates a “Passing Down of the Dress” luncheon at Gadsby’s Tavern in Alexandria. Rita wore the wedding dress, pictured in back, in 1956; her five daughters and her granddaughter followed suit. Clockwise from bottom left: Robyn Zgorski, Rhonda “Kitten” O’Brien, Renee “Lambie” Renner, Ali Manson, Roxanne “Dovey” Jett and Rachelle “Bunny” Lamb. Joseph Victor Stefanchik/FOR THE WASHINGTON POST