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Mercedez Benz fashion week has been taking China by storm this past week, one stunning collection after the next. Check out a few of our favorite show-stopping styles!

Runway Photo(s) above: Getty Images
And of course, what fun would fabulous fashion be if we couldn’t wear it ourselves? Try out the looks for yourself with these BurdaStyle patterns!

These sassy geometric minis are at the top of our wish list. Lucky for us this fun style is super easy to recreate! Grab a ruler and draw your own style lines on a mini-skirt pattern like this one. Don’t forget to add seam allowance to your new style lines as well as the outer seams. Or try this pattern with sharp style lines already in place! Pick eye-catching contrast fabrics and really stand out!

Runway Photo(s) above: Getty Images

The 1920’s inspired dropped waist style was a recurring theme on the runway this week. With short, bouncy skirts and alluring fabrics, it’s hard not to fall in love with this style! Try this pattern for a more fitted silhouette, or go for a more traditional, boxy shape with this pattern. Modify the skirt to your desired length.

Runway Photo(s) above: Getty Images

This striking gown is one we won’t forget anytime soon! The full skirt is beautiful on its own, but it’s the peek-a-boo lining that is truly memorable. Try out this gathered dress pattern, lengthening the hem in back to acheive the hi-low look. Cut out the skirt pieces in both lining and shell fabric. Join both fabrics at the hem first as opposed to the bodice to ensure a clean finish at the hem.

Runway Photo(s) above: Getty Images

We love the idea of wearing a jacket as a dress! This sultry style will work with most fitted coats. Here are two of our top choices:
Buttonless Coat Pattern
Blazer Pattern
Omit the buttons from your pattern, lining snap-fasteners on both the center front and opposite front facing of the coat for a hidden closure that will keep the jacket from opening. Choose dress-weight fabrics as opposed to woolens or flannels, and use a strong interfacing on areas that require extra stability.

Runway Photo(s) above: Getty Images

What do you think of China’s latest fashions?

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    Mar 31, 2014, 12.41 PMby LakeWylieMom

    That yellow one takes my breath away! OOH, make it in PINK? YES!

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      Mar 31, 2014, 01.42 PMby heidilea

      Me too!

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      Apr 1, 2014, 12.13 PMby Tamara Joseph

      I agree but emerald green for me or peacock blue

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    Mar 29, 2014, 01.25 PMby TheSterlingThimble

    Love all of them, especially the yellow with peek-a-boo lining. :)

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    Mar 29, 2014, 01.25 PMby TheSterlingThimble

    Love all of them, especially the yellow with peek-a-boo lining. :)

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    Mar 29, 2014, 01.25 PMby TheSterlingThimble

    Love all of them, especially the yellow with peek-a-boo lining. :)

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    Mar 29, 2014, 04.12 AMby Deanna31

    I love the brown coat and the yellow dress. the contrasting lining on the inside of the dress is a really nice touch

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