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Confident, sexy and beautiful encompass this stunning collection from the September 2016 issue of BurdaStyle. Icons like Sophia Loren and Marilyn Monroe have embraced the power of the perfect look and it takes a few details to master including a sexy decolleté, hot ’50s cuts, and some playful lace and plaid fabrics in white, black and red.

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Stay protected from the chilly air while also keeping the elegant edge when wearing this relaxed-fit coat sewn with a patterned jacquard. A sophisticated glossy faux fur decorates the hood, the sleeve turn-ups and the patch pockets. In order to let the flow of the fabric remain open, the coat comes together with hidden snaps sewn-on along the front.


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This long pea coat coat can be used in the transition days of autumn for its practical purpose, and then also be stylish and chic is made possible with this widely swinging style. Fashionable details include the asymmetric collar, faux button-up look – because it closes with snaps from the inside – and has a tab in back.


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This ladylike style is reminiscent of a ‘50s tea dress – with a cool makeover in a dazzling red buffalo plaid. The cut features a Peter Pan collar and dropped shoulders. The darts are cleverly constructed so that they aren’t closed, rather they are incorporated into the inverted pleats.


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A high-neck blouse can also have a fiery look as you can see here with the embroidered batiste. It comes together with a button in back. The extra touches: A pointed Peter Pan collar and cut-on sleeves edged with an extra-delicate bobbin lace.


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A perfect fit. This dress is made to have the effect of a two-piece with its elaborate details. The look begins at the top with a modest bodice and draws toward a stunningly sensuous skirt with a wide band at the waist, a playful flounce and a walking slit.


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This skirt lets you decide how much leg you would like to show! The zipper along the front left can adjust up or down according to your personal preference.


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This skirt is pure femininity with its slightly flared lower hem and wide shaping waistband that gets an extra petersham accent. We would say it simply is a must-have for every wardrobe! The side slit can be regulated to your liking due to the metal zipper.


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The top is shaped to have the look of a bolero resulting from the interplay between the sleeves and the bodice of this knee-length and figure-shaping dress sewn with various weave patterns of hounds-tooth fabrics.


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The twisted bustier bodice dress beautifully showcases the decolleté and features a halterneck and gathering at the side seam that gives a flattering fit. This sexy dress lets every woman feel like an Italian film star. The hem ends barely under the knee for a perfect accent on beautiful legs.

HappySewing!

17 Comments

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    Sep 22, 2016, 04.16 AMby Dallinlarsen5

    You are very Beautiful. And stuff too.

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    Sep 20, 2016, 06.50 PMby efwright

    I’m just annoyed that there are so few patterns available for plus-size. It really isn’t that hard to make things go up to a 2x or 3×. Patterns have to be tailored to fit the individual anyway, so just make them in bigger sizes and offer instructions on tailoring for leg size or belly size. Take a note from Bootstrapfashion, they offer all of their patterns for 2.99 and you order them to fit to your size and give them your measurements. However, I will say this collection is closer to the mark, but not everyone digs the vintage style, and then the alternative seems to be wearing things that are just horse blankets and potato sacks. Personally, I’m just going to take the course to learn how to make regular patterns into plus-size patterns so I can order the regular ones, because the style choices are more plentiful. Listen to your customers Burda! I want modern styles that are fitted as well. Give us crop tops and peplums and moto jackets.

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      Sep 1, 2017, 07.58 PMby ell-in-or

      They have a plus-size moto jacket. It’s cute!

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      Sep 8, 2017, 04.05 PMby Mokonabarb

      Agreed! I have to grade up every Burda pattern I buy! I can do it, but it’s much more pleasant to start with a pattern closer to my size. (E.g. Hot patterns)

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    Sep 4, 2016, 11.11 AMby nrobson

    I just love all these! what great styles xx

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    Aug 31, 2016, 11.23 AMby Graslyys

    Ideal :D

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    Aug 30, 2016, 09.15 PMby Kimberly Lassiter

    This is such a fabulous collection! I love, love, love these dresses!! This arrangement of plus sized patterns will definitely find a home in my library…they remind me of retro styles I am always trying to find in larger sizes and I am all about retro styles for my wardrobe :D

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    Aug 30, 2016, 07.41 AMby kristenclif

    Such a beautiful design

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    Aug 29, 2016, 12.18 PMby Trankilou

    Nice work

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    Aug 29, 2016, 08.44 AMby ysrgraphic

    wooovv .. perfect.

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    Aug 28, 2016, 12.17 AMby shela

    I really like this collection, not a real fan of the figure shaping dress, though.

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    Aug 25, 2016, 07.40 PMby lj1958

    I can’t tell you how humorous it is to see the tables turned! How often do you think us Plus ladies have felt the same way about some of the “standard” size collections? And in a typical month we only get one collection to four for the other size range (unless Burda re-releases some old patterns that haven’t been in the digital library).. Next month the entire Plus collection is dirndls.

    But yes, it is a beautiful collection, coming in a year when the Plus collections have been much improved. And I certainly can see that non-Plus ladies would find these designs attractive too.

    I wish that Burda could be more size-inclusive. Many of the other European magazines are now publishing their patterns in extended size ranges: Knipmote and Ottobre Woman do all their patterns that way now, and most of the My Image magazine patterns are also in an extended size range.

    At the same time, I appreciate that in order to design well, that some designs will work better on more slender bodies and some on more curvy bodies. I know that some indie pattern companies, like Colette, use two sets of slopers for designing their full size range.

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    Aug 25, 2016, 07.01 PMby rosanawilliams75

    This entire collection is absolutely beautiful!! Great job on these patterns! Burdastyle, you would be missing a huge opportunity if you did not issue this entire set in standard sizes!! Women of all sizes should be offered all of the patterns in all of the sizes. We should not have our hopes crushed on a pattern because we love the style but we cannot purchase it in our size.

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      Aug 25, 2016, 11.13 PMby Friskysquirt

      Welcome to my world. Lol.

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    Aug 25, 2016, 03.45 PMby marjmacintosh

    Is this collection going to be made in standard sizes? Please please please!! I love it!

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      Aug 25, 2016, 04.30 PMby ndimi

      Second this proposal! Please please please!

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      Aug 25, 2016, 09.40 PMby TeenyUK

      I agree!

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