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Schoolboy styles are all grown up in this collection. Minimalist dresses, pleated shorts, and a perfect fitting blazer are fall necessities. These designs are from the August 2014 issue of Burda Style magazine.

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Herringbone fabric gets a sexy edge in this figure hugging Geometric Dress. Seams divide the front for a detail minimalists will love. This dress is finished with a little slit.

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This Colorblock Top has so much contrast with a bright white pique yoke and tough leather sleeves. Mix and match fabrics for a one-of-a-kind sweater that’s a little sporty and very chic.

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Cuffed Bermuda Shorts flatter lots of figures, especially taller women. This knee length style is buttoned up with a shaped waistband, piping, and cuffs.

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See how to wear a fitted blazer better than the boys with this basic, slim cut style. It has all the classic details… welt pockets, a chest pocket with flap, and deep drawn lapels.

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This two tone Drop Waist Dress gives the illusion of a blouse and skirt. The waist seam has a flapper style drop waist look that’s flattering on petite women.

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Step up your vintage look with these fun Knickerbocker Shorts. They have old fashioned details like buttoned cuffs and pleats. Pair with a plain white tee and oxfords or loafers.

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This Sleeveless Jacket is just an oversized vest with hidden pockets, deep lapels, and no closure. It’s a simple style that looks borrowed from the boys with slacks and a tank.

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Cozy up in this menswear style Coat with deep lapels and hidden pockets. It’s tailored for a woman with sloped shoulders and two snap buttons.

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This Pleated Skirt is more chic than schoolgirl. This mid rise and mid length skirt goes with so many looks, from preppy to girly.

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A plain white V Neck Tee gets a V neckline and one asymmetrical pleat for movement. It’s a fun but still minimalist take on the basics.

Menswear style is almost always hot for fall. Work these schoolboy separates into your wardrobe with a mix of masculine and feminine details, like a smoky eye look and vintage oxfords.

Happy sewing!

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    Aug 13, 2014, 08.50 AMby hinon

    I very much like the herringbone dress, and the drop waist dress – really all of this collection looks fresh and wearable and interesting!

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    Aug 12, 2014, 04.34 PMby fabricat

    The jacket, drop waist dress, coat and tee are great. Could they be Plus size patterns?

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    Aug 12, 2014, 04.00 PMby mockingbird5

    Great collection! Clean and crisp

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    Aug 12, 2014, 02.32 PMby easilyamewsed

    Heh, my mother would be up in arms…that is not the proper way for a lady to sit in a skirt! ; )

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    Aug 11, 2014, 10.45 PMby calatrava92

    Love the clean lines and palette. My favorites are the color block top and the drop waistdress.

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    Aug 11, 2014, 04.31 PMby karancsi

    Please fix the picture of the Knickerbocker shorts…

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    Aug 11, 2014, 04.27 PMby mcclxix

    Looks like you guys put up the wrong photo for the Knickerbocker Shorts

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