Style Dolly Parton brought style and substance to her COVID-19 vaccine appointment by wearing a sweater with cutouts
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- Dolly Parton tweeted on Tuesday that she got her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
- While getting vaccinated, the music legend wore a sparkly navy-blue sweater with shoulder cutouts.
- Her top made it so she didn't have to remove any layers to get vaccinated.
Dolly Parton said on Tuesday that she got "a dose of her own medicine" - in other words, a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She shared the news with a picture on her social-media accounts that showed her wearing the perfect outfit for the occasion: a cold-shoulder sweater that meant she didn't have to remove any layers to be vaccinated.
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It was a full-circle moment for the music legend and philanthropist, who, in April 2020, donated $1 million to a Vanderbilt research funddeveloped in conjunction with the US National Institutes of Health.
—Dolly Parton (@DollyParton)
Parton's style choice was perfect for her vaccine appointment
The fact that Parton got a dose of the- and that countless others around the country and world are and will be eligible for the vaccine - is momentous in and of itself.
But the singer,, also made a meaningful style statement in the clinic room that people should take note of when they make their own appointments.
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Parton wore a sparkly navy-blue sweater with a cold-shoulder detail, and the conveniently placed cutouts exposed just the tops of her arms.
While it's possible the star may have worn a coat to the clinic, her sweater seemingly made it so that she didn't have to remove any other layers before receiving the shot - which is convenient both for the physician and other patients waiting their turn.
The glittery fabric on Parton's shirt was a bonus that made the moment even more celebratory.
Parton's choice to publicize her vaccine experience and encourage others to get vaccinated was also important, considering her large fan base and following on social media.
—Dolly Parton (@DollyParton)
"I just want to say to all of you cowards out there, don't be such a chicken squat. Get out there and get your shot,"before chanting the words "vaccine, vaccine" in the style of her hit song "Jolene."
According to the, Parton's vaccine was administered by Vanderbilt physician Dr. Naji Abumrad.
The singer met Abumrad in 2013 after a car wreck, and they've remained close since then. Their friendship is what inspired Parton to donate to the vaccine research fund, according to the Tennessean.
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