Grey Reverse Dress

Added Jul 8, 2010

by seinde

Chicago, Illinoi...

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Description

From one of my first collections. I wanted to make something that was classy but yet still really young, because I always hate it when youth is wasted by wearing things that make you look like a mature career woman. There’s the rest of your life for that.

So I put together something that has a high hemline with contrasting glossy iridescent chiffon and completely matte black cotton. I guess I’ve always had a love for chiffon so I just had to use it.

Top has 2-fold symmetry (oh science talk…)so the back is the mirror image of the front.

Material Notes

Chiffon, cotton

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Evening Wear, Romantic
Material
Chiffon, Cotton

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    Feb 18, 2011, 12.03 PMby Antisocialite

    Very original and simply chic. From the waist up is superb. If the sheer fabric was continuous down the whole length I would be all over this dress. Great inspiration.

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    Jul 21, 2010, 08.01 PMby laura oprea

    Amazing dress. Love it :)

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    Jul 9, 2010, 10.06 AMby sallyr

    Gorgeous – so pretty and feminine. Love the ruffle and contrasting fabric. Fabulous job.

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    Jul 8, 2010, 05.01 PMby prairieponygirl

    Wow. This is amazing! Beautiful! Love the “flow”. :)

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    Jul 8, 2010, 12.44 PMby icecjan

    stunning, unique and well balanced. beautiful! love the fabrics and colours.

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    Jul 8, 2010, 12.11 PMby sautu

    luvz it! how is it reversible?

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    Jul 8, 2010, 11.52 AMby magdamagda

    a well balanced appearance!

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    Jul 8, 2010, 10.59 AMby elthrudroad

    Beautiful!! Love the ruffles on the hem, love the contrast of the colours, i’d buy it in a heartbeat even though im no longer classed as youthful ;0)

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    Jul 8, 2010, 10.48 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    This is really beautiful, wow. Love the shoulder knots and the hem detail :)

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    Jul 8, 2010, 10.05 AMby marloncosta

    This is a real elegant yet young and modern design!

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    Jul 8, 2010, 04.42 AMby carolyn-s

    this is beautiful! Looks like a very clever design

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    Jul 8, 2010, 02.31 AMby smallfire

    It looks really light and comfy. Well done!

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    Jul 8, 2010, 02.19 AMby hargismom

    Stunning.

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    Jul 8, 2010, 02.09 AMby melonhead

    Wow it’s absolutely stunning! I love the knot in the back! Gorgeous!

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