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A polkadot affair - a simple business top in black and white

Added Jun 1, 2014

by Irina Schwab

Aylesbury, Unite...






A vintage style top that ties on both shoulders. I used a rarely available pattern (Style 4303 Miss). Very simplistic, however extremely elegant. Slightly off-the shoulder.

Made from black and white polkadot silk.

No zips or buttons, just a few stitches.

Worn with Autograph black trousers in heavy wool crepe. Shoes: black and white sandals, vintage. Bag: Karen Millen; Pilot sunglasses: Ralph Lauren Polo; watch, ring: Karen Millen

Material Notes





Classic, Business

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    Jun 11, 2014, 05.18 AMby nrobson


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    Jun 5, 2014, 08.30 AMby loulourosa

    what a cute top, what pattern did you use?

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      Jun 5, 2014, 07.59 PMby Irina Schwab

      There is a photo of the pattern right at the end: Style 4303. However it is quite rare, I tried to google it for a photograph and it never came up.

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    Jun 2, 2014, 09.35 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Lovely top Irina! :)

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    Jun 2, 2014, 07.50 PMby maggieg5

    great top and lovely outfit all together :0)

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    Jun 2, 2014, 06.02 AMby IDia

    Wow super great and combination with pants Look so so chic! LOVE it!

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      Jun 2, 2014, 08.38 PMby Irina Schwab

      Thank you! The original pattern has stitches at the back and front and overstitching along all main stitching lines. However it just did not look right for the fabric I used. Besides, difficult to match the polkadots!

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    Jun 2, 2014, 02.46 AMby rita61

    Classy looking top, nice.

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    Jun 1, 2014, 09.35 PMby Mary Athey

    Lovely top and it looks great on you irina x

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      Jun 2, 2014, 08.39 PMby Irina Schwab

      Thank you, Mary. I will add a picture of the pattern. It is a lot more sporty than my version!

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