Jamaican Style: Luminously Hot in the Stadium

Added Feb 25, 2013

by kisses

Kingston, Jamaica

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February is black history month and we here in Jamaica celebrates Jamaica Day. I so wanted to represent my country to the full extend by wearing the Jamaican colours. Seeing that it was a last minute thing as I was informed on Thursday and the event was Friday morning I had to quickly get my thinking together.

I decided to use the panel dress where I could play with the colours and the time frame was very short. The colours used in my dress represent what my country stands for:

Green – represents the land and the lush vegetation and motivation to move the country ahead

Yellow – represents the sun, natural resources and the beauty of the sunlight

Black – represents the strength and creativity of the people despite the hardship and many challenges we faced

I modified the length by shorten it by 5 inches. I can wear it without leggings and with slender pants.

My dress turns head with its radiant beauty and the way I uses the colour. It is indeed a very sexy dress for hot days.

So happy I could represent Jamaica Day 2013 :-)

Material Notes

Linen

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress

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    Feb 27, 2013, 05.32 AMby Boogzb

    Irie! I like the way you were able to use the colors of he flag in such a tasteful way. Very creative color blocking and the dress fits nicely too. Good job!

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    Feb 25, 2013, 03.34 PMby velvetribbon

    Very inspiring dress. I love it!

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      Feb 26, 2013, 11.55 AMby kisses

      Thanks :-) I really felt good wearing it and was so pleased that I wore something that reflects my culture

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    Feb 25, 2013, 10.33 AMby Kasiorist

    fantastic idea!

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      Feb 26, 2013, 11.49 AMby kisses

      Thank You:-)

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    Feb 25, 2013, 07.04 AMby avjames

    I love this it’s so eye catching!

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      Feb 26, 2013, 11.50 AMby kisses

      Thank You:-) I really think so too

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    Feb 25, 2013, 06.50 AMby Mary Athey

    Gorgeous dress kisses. I knew as soon as I saw the colours you’d done your flag. What a great tribute and.you certainly.rock that frock!!! Fabulous x

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      Feb 26, 2013, 11.52 AMby kisses

      Thanks Mary :-) I knew I would do the flag too but finding the right shade of colour was a bit of a problem but in the end the timing was right

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    Feb 25, 2013, 05.09 AMby Gabriela Alejandra

    wow!!! is amazing!!!! I love the jamaican style and reggae music and the dress you did reflects that philosophy in a so gorgeus way, I love it !!! Congratulations!!!

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      Feb 26, 2013, 11.53 AMby kisses

      Thank You Gabriela:-) Jamaica is a very nice place you must visit here sometime. The music is great and very catching

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