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Just because it’s cold out doesn’t mean we have to only wear bulky sweaters! Feminine dresses are perfect for an elegant party, just add a festive blazer and you will be stylish and warm for a night out. The understated art deco details add extra beauty this time of year and adorn this collection from the December issue of BurdaStyle.

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A scarf with a dress? No, a dress with a scarf! The scarf is attached into the neckline and is decorated with a fringed border. Slits at the lower side seams allow lots of room to be comfortable when walking.


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A stylish alternative to the evening dress, the brocade blazer with gold buttons, raglan sleeves and figure-flattering panel seams transforms the blouse and black trouser combination into a high fashion statement.


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From proper to sexy, adjust the slit of this pencil skirt to your styling preference with the front zipper.


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This dress design is highlighted with flowing flounce sleeves and skirt panels with cut-on godets and a panne velvet fabric are combined for a fresh shimmering draw of the light.


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Cool structure with a bouclé fabric – or a bold pattern? This poncho is so easy to sew together, that we recommend sewing one of each during the same sewing session!


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Perfect for those looking to sew their first coat or to try a new style. The maxi coat with the shawl collar, overcut shoulders and oversized pockets completely avoids lining – though it is absolutely cosy and warm thanks to the brushed wool fabric.


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A clean style on top with the black petersham and a sweet pink for the body. The dress with ruffles is beautifully playful with its contrasts.


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Charming, and at the same time so captivating! This blouse includes a wide ruffle at the neckline and is held in place by straps made from petersham ribbon that can be looped into a bow in front.


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Cool structure with a bouclé fabric – or a bold pattern? This poncho is so easy to sew together, that we recommend sewing one of each during the same sewing session!


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Just beautiful! Crisp lines let the extravagantly embroidered tulle take center stage in this flapper dress. A belt in a deep black silk satin defines the silhouette and the shoulder seam gets a decorative touch with a petersham bow.


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A sewn-in accessory at the neckline is a beautiful accent. The tunic features wide flounces on the sleeves as a striking balance to the standing collar set above the plunging v-neckline. The trendy panne velvet is not the easiest to work with, however the result is worth the effort.


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A modern twist for a lace dress. The scalloped border isn’t at the skirt hem, rather it edges the mini-peplum and is also gathered to finish the sleeves. The zipper doesn’t hide in a side seam for this design, either. It is a prominent element that accents the middle front. This dress is a featured pattern in the sewing course of the sewing supplement with step by step instructions. You can do it!

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