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We have another designer pattern for you! Check out this wonderful dress designed by renowned fashion designer Luisa Beccaria. Read about the designer and this pattern, now available on BurdaStyle.com.

Milan-born and based Luisa Beccaria launched her line of sweet, ruffled cocktail dresses in 1979, introducing a line of feminine cuts in soft textures that has become a staple of the designer ever since. Her artistic vision is drawn from an array of cultural experiences fused with vivid imagination. The result is a dreamy style that is glamorous, elegant, and feminine. Soft muted colours, luxurious fabrics, sensual shapes, and inimitable details, combined with Luisa’s signature extravagant chic, give her pieces their sophisticated allure.


Luisa Beccaria and her daughter Lucilla aknowledge the applause of the public after the Luisa Beccaria Spring/Summer 2012 fashion show as part Milan Womenswear Fashion Week

The label went into the couture world when she was invited to participate in the ‘Alta Moda’ shows in Rome from 1991 to 1993. Together with Valentino and Versace, she was then invited to Paris by the Chambre National de la Couture to participate in the haute couture shows from 1993 to 1995.

She ultimately returned to ready-to-wear in Milan and in 2001, Beccaria turned down the top design post at Chloé to focus on expanding her line.


From the runway of the Spring/Summer 2012 fashion show in Milan

With her signature flouncy dresses in frothy tiers and floral prints, Beccaria’s designs remain constant to her romantic vision for women.


The dress pattern designed by Luisa Beccara, now available here on BurdaStyle

Beccaria is now sharing one of her designs with all of us and you can get your very own romantic Beccaria look! Her Dress Pattern has her signature features like ruffles and pleating. It has a great A-line silhouette that is super flowy and free. This dress also has a flattering wide waist belt and cute shoulder ties. You could easily wear this dress in the day or evening, and it is the perfect dress to wear to all your summer activities! To achieve a look that is truly Beccaria, we suggest making this dress in a pretty floral.

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    Jul 1, 2012, 04.01 PMby bootycrewqueen

    I would never have the patience for all those pleats.

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    Jun 29, 2012, 02.31 AMby PrettyCharlie

    Yes, it is classic, to be sure, and perhaps that is exactly Orchid’s point: We’ve seen pattern after pattern like this. Pretty as it is, I’d have been more excited by something I already didn’t have in my closet. True, the pleats add a fun detail to the stand-by, but I wonder how many of us have, or could afford, access to a pleater?

    In sum, I’d have preferred a pattern with a little something original that I could do all by myself. Just sayin’.

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    Jun 28, 2012, 11.00 AMby Martch

    I love these romantic looks, but I am not so sure I like the pleats.

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    Jun 27, 2012, 06.13 AMby kthornhill

    Absolutely beautiful designs. An inspiring story of the designer, a success story.

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    Jun 26, 2012, 05.20 PMby carolientje

    love it :-)

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    Jun 26, 2012, 01.07 PMby orchiddream

    Very Marilyn. Lovely as it is, this dress has been done and done.

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      Jun 26, 2012, 05.42 PMby wzrdreams

      It’s classic.

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    Jun 26, 2012, 11.17 AMby Showfen

    Oooh gorgeous!

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    Jun 26, 2012, 03.53 AMby Sewing Your Style

    This looks great! But I would want to see it on real women.. I mean, pear shaped perhaps? The skirt pleats may not look that flattering on bigger sizes. Has anyone fitting this description tried this? If so, I’d love that you’d leave a comment on my blog : http://sewingyourstyle.tumblr.com

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