Red Couture Jacket and Dress

Added Oct 21, 2013

by pauline alice

Valencia, Spain

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Description

I made the jacket and dress for a wedding and was inspired by Dior’s New Look silhouette.
I drafted both pieces. The jacket has a big shawl collar, kimono sleeves, folds in the back and a peplum. It’s made in a deep red satin and lined in a floral rayon.
The dress has a bustier top and a full circle skirt. There is a built-in net corselette for extra support sewn in the bodice.
More details in my blog

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For
Women
Garment Type
Suit
Style
Evening Wear
Material
Satin

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    Jan 7, 2014, 09.22 PMby ealinglou

    Marc Jacobs – eat yer heart out !!!!!

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    Nov 6, 2013, 11.48 PMby 1966betty

    love it!!!

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    Oct 29, 2013, 02.31 PMby fashionfreek

    Beautifully made.:-D

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    Oct 25, 2013, 06.28 AMby liliv-1

    It reminds me of Dior too!

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    Oct 23, 2013, 05.03 PMby Mary Athey

    This dress and jacket is totally gorgeous. Wow!! For drafting this yourdelf. You did a fabulous job on this outfit. Stunning x

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    Oct 23, 2013, 12.15 AMby brisehuus

    Breathtaking!

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    Oct 22, 2013, 07.17 PMby slmnstyle

    This is stunning!

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    Oct 22, 2013, 08.37 AMby Ivanamania

    this is haute couture! glam up your life – yay! I’m lovin’ it!

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    Oct 22, 2013, 04.36 AMby SewNotWork

    Wow!!!

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    Oct 22, 2013, 01.08 AMby schnui

    Stunning!!!

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    Oct 21, 2013, 10.37 PMby Haystack

    This is so beautiful, I love it! :D I love the colour you chose as well, red makes such a bold statement. I like the shoes too. :) How do you get the collar to stay up like that? Interfacing?

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      Oct 21, 2013, 10.48 PMby pauline alice

      Thank you! Yes, interfacing keeps the collar up!

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    Oct 21, 2013, 09.32 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Fabulous! Red is perfect for parties ;-)

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    Oct 21, 2013, 08.48 PMby Gurtlamorous

    amazing….. that is couture right there defintely reminds me of Dior

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    Oct 21, 2013, 08.20 PMby sewsweetviolets

    Beautiful!

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    Oct 21, 2013, 04.35 PMby papermothballvintage

    Gorgeous as always!!

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    Oct 21, 2013, 04.29 PMby debrarae

    It’s beautiful! You did a fantastic job!

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