1969 Vogue Laroche

Added Mar 15, 2012

by kihli

Zurich, Switzerland

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Description

I made this dress from a vintage pattern found at Etsy, a 1969 Vogue “Paris Original” Guy Laroche design. I had to downgrade it but just a little bit, and everything went quickly and well throughout garment construction. The only modifications I made were the zipper up the whole back (the original is open at the back), and adding a full lining.
Only thing missing is a hat like on the pattern envelope!

Material Notes

Wool

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Nov 18, 2013, 12.33 AMby dinagideon

    Oh, dear. My comment was eaten.

    Oh, well…basically it said I was overjoyed to find your photo spread of this pattern since I am in the process of making a wearable toile (from wool twill and poly underlining) of this exact Vogue Paris Original. I find the pattern, while exquisite, has very little in the way of really showing what the final product will look like, so THANK YOU! I love your version.

    I think I may try a zip up the full back, but I am on the fence. Hmm…

    I will make sure to link to your review when I finally get my photos uploaded to the site. :)

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    Dec 28, 2012, 08.55 AMby pixiesam

    This dress is gorgeous. I love the colour on you and the fit is perfect.

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    Mar 19, 2012, 04.30 AMby Rikamekko

    Super beautiful! Smart color and shape,I like everthing!

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    Mar 16, 2012, 05.20 PMby tippiella

    This is super cute and it suits you so well! Love the colour too. :)

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    Mar 16, 2012, 03.52 PMby leahfranqui

    SO. Beautiful. I love this design, it’s both subtle and lovely. Love it!

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    Mar 16, 2012, 06.35 AMby janul

    very nice, looks lovely on you!

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    Mar 16, 2012, 03.04 AMby Elaine Floyd

    Love your choice of fabric! It’s so cute on you!

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    Mar 15, 2012, 10.37 PMby skeeler

    Tres chic!

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    Mar 15, 2012, 09.57 PMby Kazmoda

    Just perfect! Beautiful cut, great fabric and so well made! It looks much better than dresses on pattern envelope.

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