the flirty forties ensemble
Added Aug 7, 2012
New York, United...
forties-inspired t-shirt “hack” paired with simplicity 1927 (1940s-era pattern) skirt, shortened and trimmed for a little bit of a modern look. as i like to call it, kooky, but on the good and wearable side of kooky.
Fabric: silk/rayon/wool whatever from…paron’s? cool stretch knit from paron’s.
Pattern: Simplicity 1927 (skirt); Alabama Studio Sewing + Design T-shirt/Bolero; The Consulting Dressmaker (Steph C) BCT 40′s Hack (Inspiration)
Year: 1940s (skirt); contemporary (t-shirt)
Notions: lace, grosgrain ribbon, zipper, elastic trim
Time to Complete: 5 hours
First Worn: july 25, 2012