Hello Sun!

Added Aug 13, 2012

by caireen

Heidelberg, Germany

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I have a tendency to make dresses that I never wear because there’s no fitting opportunity. See: this dress. I used fabric I bought in my favourite fabric store in Budapest back in January; the dress is fully lined and has the most adorable little “sleeves”. I love it! I also look like a fucking Disney princess whenever I wear it. I’m going to wear it today on a day trip to Lake Constance and see how that goes, though. But if you know just the right moment to wear a Disney princess dress, please tell me!

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    Oct 14, 2013, 02.11 PMby liliv-1

    I love this dress very much, it’s one of the prettiest versions of this pattern in my opinion! The color is adorable on you and the neckline so flattering! It’s a really pretty dress!!

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    Nov 25, 2012, 04.46 PMby Cheryl Conti

    I had a dress just like this. However, it buttoned up the entire front. it was made of a white cotton/linen blend. It wore so beautifully. I did not look like a fairy princess, it was more a casual, languid, romantic, summery, breezy, (depending on buttons)leggy, lovely “tea dress”. Shoe is very important on statement. I wore a wrap around ankle small heeled sandle, wow! Adjust neck length, darts and you have a most stunning fitted day dress. I would add Cinderella waist, dropped a dash. Stunning!

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      Mar 5, 2013, 09.36 AMby caireen

      Thank you for your comment, but I’m quite content with the dress as is and was looking more for tips how to dress it down, see the comments below. :)

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    Aug 14, 2012, 05.57 AMby Abby Hopewell

    Love this. I don’t think it’s too Disney-esque though! It could be dressed down and do as a lovely day dress. Great job :)

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      Aug 30, 2012, 11.20 AMby caireen

      Thank you! Yes, I think I’ll just wear it with a cardigan, good idea! :)

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    Aug 14, 2012, 05.14 AMby omgdora

    Aw, it’s so cute, it would be a shame not to wear it. It does look princessy but also totally something a hipster chick might wear if she saw it in a second-hand store. Why not try to wear it with a belt, a big chunky pendant necklace, funky shoes etc.?

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    Aug 13, 2012, 10.40 PMby SassyT

    Nah you don’t look like a disney princess. The neckline is cool on that bodice, I keep seeing it pop up, and ove it. Maybe pair it with a thin red belt if you feel too yellow. Looks fab anyway.

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      Aug 30, 2012, 11.21 AMby caireen

      Thank you! Yes, I like that kind of neckline too, it was actually what sold me on the pattern in the end. :)

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    Aug 13, 2012, 09.26 PMby Mary Athey

    The dress is lovely and i think the fabric’s great i don.t see anything remotley disney!!!! Well done x

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      Aug 30, 2012, 10.34 AMby caireen

      Thank you! :)

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