ellie's revenge

Added Sep 21, 2011

by oonaballoona

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Description

my serger was jealous of my kenny… so she made me make this dress.

the belt section is actually attached; this is all one crazy legged connected concoction that closes with the distressed leather bits. completely made up out of my brain (though ellie would like you to believe she did all the work.)

you can read more about the dress, and the sibling rivalry between my serger and machine over at the sew weekly oona does it!: hurry down doomsday the machines are taking over

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Categories

Season
Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Evening Wear, Other, Rock, Romantic
Material
Leather/Fur, Silk

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    Jul 14, 2012, 07.12 PMby laglov

    Wow!! How have I missed this dress for so long? The color, the draping, the construction! It’s a tour de force.

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    Oct 26, 2011, 02.16 AMby plethora

    Love, love, LOVE this! What a wonderful dress. And it looks so beautiful on you.

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    Oct 7, 2011, 09.04 AMby Lattikka

    Genius!!! Colour is soooooo lovely :)

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      Oct 30, 2011, 08.15 PMby oonaballoona

      :))) i seem to be fond of solid green…

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    Oct 4, 2011, 08.17 PMby eversmiling

    I love the originality and unpredictability of the dress. Gorgeous work.

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      Oct 6, 2011, 06.02 PMby oonaballoona

      thank you so much, what a great compliment!

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    Sep 28, 2011, 07.13 PMby tirrs

    lovely! the pictures are very nice!

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      Oct 6, 2011, 06.02 PMby oonaballoona

      thanks tirrs! i miss those mountains.

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    Sep 25, 2011, 03.40 PMby shedozi

    This dress if FABULOUS!!! Great job!

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    Sep 25, 2011, 11.28 AMby auroras-y-sirenas

    wild & fresh!!!

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    Sep 23, 2011, 11.56 PMby clothesmaker

    I completely love this!!!! You did a wonderful job

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      Sep 24, 2011, 09.15 PMby oonaballoona

      thank you kind sir! :))

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    Sep 23, 2011, 05.39 PMby magdamagda

    are you done making cool crazy stuff, I am so jealous:P

    kidding,… make more, ….it’s inspiring, and your photos are the cherry on the cake!;)

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    Sep 23, 2011, 04.59 AMby powpetje

    There’s a lot going on in this dress, but I love it (a lot!) The different collors, patterns and the belt-ish detail.. awesome!

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      Sep 23, 2011, 04.28 PMby oonaballoona

      thanks powpetje! it takes a lot to wrap oneself into it too :)

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    Sep 23, 2011, 03.55 AMby chainmailgoddess

    Oona! You’re a goddess alright, thanks for sharing your creation! I loooove this!

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      Sep 23, 2011, 04.28 PMby oonaballoona

      thank you fellow goddess!

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    Sep 23, 2011, 02.24 AMby linen1

    You look like a tough Grecian Goddess in this number! It’s fabulous!

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      Sep 23, 2011, 04.28 PMby oonaballoona

      teehee! i need a sword. maybe a large hammer.

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    Sep 22, 2011, 10.18 PMby cantare

    I dig it—very creative and original! What a great color on you too! Congrats on being featured :)

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      Sep 23, 2011, 04.28 PMby oonaballoona

      thanks cantare! love your avatar shot :)

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    Sep 22, 2011, 09.45 PMby kairilightning

    Gorgeous! I absolutely love this!

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    Sep 22, 2011, 03.00 PMby Crystal Fashionsbycj Jordan

    I LOVE IT……………………………………………………………………………..

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      Sep 23, 2011, 04.29 PMby oonaballoona

      the infinite ellipse! thank you!

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    Sep 22, 2011, 02.53 PMby groovymama

    This is sooooo cool, Oona. Great work – wow!!

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      Sep 23, 2011, 04.30 PMby oonaballoona

      thanks groovymama, love your work too!

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    Sep 22, 2011, 02.53 PMby groovymama

    This is sooooo cool, Oona. Great work – wow!!

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    Sep 22, 2011, 01.54 PMby wildflower31

    Gasp! Oona, that looks awesome. The first shot is beautiful, when I saw it I thought to myself " Is Oona doing Couture now". Love it

    uuuu, how about that for a Oona Does It Challenge? I watch too much project runway, LOL.

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      Sep 23, 2011, 04.32 PMby oonaballoona

      eep! i have toyed with the thought of a draped, handsewn garment…. i’ll put it on the list, though it may take YEARS

      thanks for the love, it made me smile!

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    Sep 22, 2011, 11.53 AMby lbell

    OMG! You are just to cool and once again another outstanding creation,, you inspire me so much. Oh hope your serge and kenny make up, let see what your kenny makes you do next can’t wait.

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      Sep 23, 2011, 04.32 PMby oonaballoona

      thanks so much! kenny and ellie are playing together at the moment…

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    Sep 21, 2011, 11.06 PMby applesofavalon

    Pretty dress! The color looks great on you!

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      Sep 23, 2011, 04.33 PMby oonaballoona

      thanks mizz apples, when i go solid i seem to go for green…

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    Sep 21, 2011, 09.36 PMby fivana

    Fantastic dress!

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    Sep 21, 2011, 09.21 PMby Liora Litman-Cohen

    adorable! fresh and sassy.love it!

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      Sep 23, 2011, 04.33 PMby oonaballoona

      ah, sassy, one of my favorite words. thank you!

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    Sep 21, 2011, 09.21 PMby Liora Litman-Cohen

    adorable! fresh and sassy.love it!

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    Sep 21, 2011, 08.06 PMby melongrowergirl

    Looks like you were inspired by nature, I like the look of bunched leaves! A little bit like an Amazone! :-) Looks comfy too, . . .

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      Sep 23, 2011, 04.34 PMby oonaballoona

      it’s very comfy. i’m not sure what inspired me… maybe it was the lack of green outside my NYC window :)

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    Sep 21, 2011, 07.58 PMby ichigogirl

    Ooooooohna! It’s fabulous!

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    Sep 21, 2011, 06.00 PMby Lucha Suarez

    Just fabulous!!!!!! You have out done yourself!!!!!! I LOVE it!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      Sep 21, 2011, 07.47 PMby oonaballoona

      thank you so much lucha!

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    Sep 21, 2011, 05.28 PMby Anne Wagenhauser

    Very, very cool!!

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    Sep 21, 2011, 05.15 PMby sylviadream

    I love this crazy little dress.Must be so much fun to wear.

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      Sep 21, 2011, 07.47 PMby oonaballoona

      it’s a bit of a puzzle to get into, but it IS fun :)

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    Sep 21, 2011, 03.54 PMby ajtak7171

    OMG Oona, WOWiiieee! Sorry, no words, I just swooned. Bravo!

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      Sep 21, 2011, 04.24 PMby oonaballoona

      teehee, i’m blushing at your swooning!

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    Sep 21, 2011, 03.50 PMby AGoodWardrobe

    I love this, Oona! The last picture with the hem blowing around is such a great shot.

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      Sep 21, 2011, 04.24 PMby oonaballoona

      thank you! you know, i was torn between which shot to use for the main page, and your comment made me change my mind! :)))

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