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Emmy Awards Fashion Recap

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We recap our favorite looks and trends spotted on the 69th annual Emmy Awards red carpet, and also pair BurdaStyle patterns so you can sew the look!

Sew the Trend: Crop Tops

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Crop tops and bustiers are all over the runways and streets, and you can easily sew one for yourself! The best part is that they take up little fabric so you likely have the yardage already in your fabric stash. Read on to see the tutorial…

Summer Trend 2017: Embroidery

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It’s all in the details this summer! The biggest trend that is coming in 2017 is definitely embroidery. We can see the delicate stitching everywhere right now – on street style blogs, in the stores of Zara, H&M and Co. and on DIY blogs. More and more brands start carrying huge collections of embroidered pieces – also because machine embroidery has been developed further during the last couple of years. And while huge brands mostly show flowery patterns, the Pinterest world goes crazy over cacti, insects and eyes which are embroidered on basically any fashion piece out there.

Fashion creations from the Met Gala 2017

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Yesterday, the annual fund-raising event for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute took place and the event was celebrity-packed! The Met Gala’s invitation had requested “avantgarde” outfits – and everyone really tried to meet up with the expectations. Of course, celebrities’ interpretations looked pretty diverse. So, who pushed boundaries, who "broke the rules” and who just wore a gorgeous dress? Let’s take a look at the most outstanding gowns!

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5 Essentials for your Work Wardrobe

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We don’t need hundreds of pieces to be stylish at the office throughout the year! Just a few reliable essentials help creating a nice outfit and being out of the door fast in the morning. Even better when those pieces are not too standard but have a little twist here and there, like ruffles, split seams or an over-sized fit. Sew yourself one of each five essentials and mix and match them easily!

Spring Styles

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Let’s get ready for the warmer months! Fashionistas have loved the website WhoWhatWear.com during the last couple of years and it serves as great source of inspiration for us at BurdaStyle, too. They not only feature the most popular brands, but also capture street styles in New York, Paris and Milan. One of their newest articles about spring styles even made us recreate some of their street style outfits with our BurdaStyle patterns. After picking suitable shirts, pants and dresses, we added some cool accessories for every outfit. Here we go…

Accessories and denims via Shopbop, Nordstrom and H&M

The Big Day - Wedding Accessories

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Whether you are planning a spectacular event or prefer a relaxed and laid-back wedding, these accessories will help you achieve your personal dream style!

Accessories, make-up and fragrances via Shopbop, Nordstrom, Asos and Sephora

Kid's Easter Style

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Just like adults, kids need Easter outfits! When mum is dressing up, the little ones shall get a cute spring outfit, too. Clothes should be festive for brunch, church or a traditional dinner but still be suitable to go on a big Easter Egg hunt outside in the garden. Here are eight outfits ideas for girls and boys…

Accessories and garments via Gap, H&M, Zara and Janie&Jack

What is on for festival season?

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Coachella, Lollapalooza, Burning Man, Glastonbury, Sziget – this special season of the year has begun and we are so looking forward to our favorite music festivals. During the last years festivals like Coachella have become the catwalk of the summer showing gorgeous and crazy fashion street styles. Our favorite bloggers spread the word via social media and finally those looks influence each summer’s fashion. That’s why we A) don’t want to miss new trends and styles B) have to prepare our wardrobe and C) make sure that our new garments can be worn throughout summer. But, there is still plenty of time to get the sewing machines started!

Images via Getty, Accessories via Shopbop.com

Scandi Street Style

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During the last few years the fashion crowd turned their heads more and more to Scandinavia, especially to cities like Copenhagen and Stockholm. Not only because of the huge impact global brands like H&M have. Scandi street style is all over blogs, Pinterest and Instagram… We get inspired by bloggers and fashionistas from Sweden, Denmark and Norway who wear affordable yet stylish brands like Monki, &otherstories, Weekday and COS or the more upmarket brands like Filippa K or famous Acne Studios.

What to Sew for Easter

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Whatever your Easter plans are this year, stylish is one thing you will most definitely want to be. It’s that quintessential day when we can break out of our winter jackets, sweaters and pants and wear something light and fun. Here are 10 outfits perfect for church, brunch and everything in between!

Sew Emma Watson's Style

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Emma Watson – award winning actress, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and feminist with a bachelor from Brown University in English Literature. This woman is flawless. Even in fashion she is a straight “A” student. No fashion no-gos were ever spotted during her red carpet career – which started when she was just eleven years old.

Fall 2017 Fashion Month Trends

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Mercedes Benz Fashion Week (Month!), as it is in reality, just wrapped up in Paris this last week after it’s big stops in New York, London and Milan beforehand. Not to mention, other little stops along the way such as LA, which is gaining fashion traction, and Berlin. To keep things simple though, we’ve rounded up our favorite and most prominent trends from “The Big Four!” Many of these trends such as, suiting, statement pockets and pattern-covered coats are easily translateable for fall sewing projects.

Let's dress up for Mardi Gras

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Does your closet look like a smooth color transition from white-beige to greyish-black? Then you should finally add some colorful pieces. Wearing all-neutral colors is over and the best occasion to celebrate this is todays Mardi Gras. The so-called “Fat Tuesday” (today!) is the final day of the carnival revelry before Ash Wednesday. It is celebrated all over the world, but the most exciting outfits can probably be seen on the parades in Sydney, Rio and of course, in New Orleans, Louisiana!

Oscar's Best Dressed 2017

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There are two kinds of people in this world, those who only watch E!‘s red carpet coverage before the Oscar’s with no intention of actually watching the Oscars and those who commit to the 458453 hour long show. Last night, thankfully being closer to the west coast than the east coast, I sat through the entire thing. It was filled some sweet and funny moments, as well as drama, which the whole world is now aware of.

As far as the fashion goes, it didn’t wow me as much as I was hoping it would. I think I was actually more impressed with the Golden Globes red carpet. As I was looking over all my best dressed picks i noticed a prominant theme, neutrals, black and velvet. All with the exception of Ruth Negga in a bold red gown that got somewhat lost in the red carpet.

The BurdaStyle girls are in agreement that our favorites of the night were Brie Larson, Halie Steinfeld and Busy Philipps. Brie Larson looked so unbelievably stunning in her black velvet Oscar de la Renta gown paired with soft curls and a bold red lip. The guys also looked especially dapper last night, the blue suits won me over on Chris Evans and Riz Ahmed.

See the rest of our picks from the Oscars red carpet last night.

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