Jessica Alba's Prom Dress 2014

Added Jul 21, 2014

by danii97

Lincoln, Nebrask...

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Description

If anybody caught Jessica Alba on the Red Carpet in 2013, you would have seen the gorgeous coral gown by Oscar de la Renta she was fashioning. The moment I saw this dress I knew I had to make one just like it for my Junior Prom! Aside from a little pattern help from Ralph Pink patterns, this gown was all hand drafted (and pretty much improvised) the week of prom. The fabric I picked up on sale at Joann’s and is a two-way stretch taffeta by David Tutera in the color “Papaya”. The bodice is self-lined and bustier/sweetheart neckline type of style with some tough interfacing to hold up a long night of dancing! The bottom is just a good ole circle skirt, back closure with a sleek invisible zipper.

Material Notes

Stretch Taffeta

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

Season
Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Evening Wear, Bridal, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Blends, Satin, Taffeta

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    Aug 16, 2014, 05.29 AMby Irina Schwab

    Fitted dresses like this and/with strapless bodices are rather difficult to get right. You did an amazing job and you looked good on your prom day!

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    Aug 2, 2014, 11.58 PMby Oluwabukola Ogunbanwo

    Nice dress

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    Jul 28, 2014, 12.52 PMby nadia r

    amazing

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    Jul 23, 2014, 12.32 PMby yenny lee

    Lovely

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    Jul 21, 2014, 07.31 PMby LakeWylieMom

    Good job, you did a very nice time drafting it. A suggestion, take some length from the bodice so you don’t have that drag line/collapsing. Don’t get me wrong, you did a fantastic job, but if it is for your prom, you are likely new to sewing. I wish I had some more help when I started sewing in Jr High and later. Really beautiful. You are going to be an incredible seamstress.

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    Jul 21, 2014, 04.08 PMby kisses

    Nice dress and colour

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    Jul 21, 2014, 09.47 AMby LEAs-Heart-ART

    Cool and beautiful :)

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