BurdaStyle RESTYLE series: the SHAKIRA dress from Susanna Locascio on Vimeo.

Introducing the first behind the scenes video from our BurdaStyle RESTYLE photo shoot. This week we feature Alden in our newly modified Shakira tunic dress. We tore off the sleeves, hemmed the armhole, took in some girth, chopped off some length and cinched the waist. See our team of talented people make this dress come alive again!

The beauty of making clothes is that a pattern block contains myriad possibilities. There is so much potential locked within our patterns, and we are excited to show you a new way to look at them. Interspersed with our new patterns, we will be showing you RESTYLED patterns from the past. Today we kick it off with the restyled Shakira dress. Shakira was our first ever plus-size pattern. We’ve gone back into the vaults to give this old pattern a bold new look with contemporary revisions. Available in sizes 46-60, the simple tunic-like shape makes this a versatile pattern for alterations.

See photos from the shoot

Susanna is a New York-based filmmaker. Her film work and interests range from fictional narrative to documentary to web content. For more information or to view her work please visit www.vonderenfilms.com

4 Comments

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    Feb 24, 2010, 01.13 PMby emlj

    oo thats great! the world just got closer :-)

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    Feb 23, 2010, 08.40 PMby ana aranda

    lovely, so chic and useful!!!

    ;) www.lassandaliasdeana.blogspot.com

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    Feb 23, 2010, 06.44 PMby skwarynia

    Great video,love it! It’s so much fun to see Alden and members of the team[I suppose:)] not only on the pics but also through video-it’s real. For my it’s a chance to know you better because I’m from Poland, and it’ll be hard to go to USA. More such videos:) Greets!

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    Feb 23, 2010, 05.31 PMby mlssfshn

    I love doing photo shoots……..as long as I’m not the model! I had to step in once and never again, standing in poses is not easy work. Kudos, to you Aden!

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