Black cocktail dress, influenced by the 1950s.

Added Oct 3, 2009

by emileeex

Epsom, Surrey, U...

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Description

This dress was made for my as level textiles project last year, i had to design and make a cocktail dress based on the trends of the 1950s. It entails a high slash neck and a full skirt at the waist with a wide lace trim.
A fascinator is also shown with the dress which i made as an accessory.

Material Notes

Black shot silk, wide black lace, black interfacing for shoulders and neck, black zip, hook and eye and black thread.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

Credits

Model, Kimberely Simmons.

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    Apr 25, 2010, 11.13 PMby seussian

    The 50s were such a fashionable era, Dontcha’ think? Pretty, I like the makeup. God bless

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    Apr 25, 2010, 09.36 AMby ladysophie

    I love the horse! its really nice. Ive wanted horses in my modeling pics. But I dont have any. But there are some down the end of our drive way. not sure if the neighbours are friendly though.

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    Apr 25, 2010, 09.31 AMby ladysophie

    I love this dress! I love th lace around the bottom, its really nice. good job mate 5/5!!

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    Feb 1, 2010, 01.12 AMby Natalia *

    beautiful dress

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    Oct 11, 2009, 06.02 PMby fiberfairy

    oh my god this is SO gorgeous!

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    Oct 5, 2009, 08.24 AMby lybu

    gorgeous

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    Oct 4, 2009, 01.18 PMby emileeex

    thank you! :) haha it’s a friends horse.

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    Oct 4, 2009, 07.19 AMby flyaways

    This dress is really adorable! I love the lace at the bottom! :D

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    Oct 4, 2009, 02.33 AMby koolaskatie

    It’s so great!

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    Oct 3, 2009, 10.15 PMby sarsaparilla

    It’s really cute!

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    Oct 3, 2009, 10.15 PMby sarsaparilla

    It’s really cute!

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    Oct 3, 2009, 08.07 PMby leeavent

    Cute! Where´d you get a horse?!

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    Oct 3, 2009, 07.36 PMby capraia

    Beautiful!

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