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The Girl in the Red Dress

Added Jun 1, 2013

by marie-michelle

Le Croisic, France






Vintage Vogue Americana 2264 Donald Brooks high-fitted A-line sleeveless dress with U-shaped neckline and self-banding.

Material Notes

Blood red French silk twill underlined with silk habutai and lined with matching silk charmeuse.




Garment Type
Classic, Mod, Vintage

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    Sep 8, 2013, 01.02 PMby ink

    Love all of your projects, so subtle and timeless.

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      Sep 8, 2013, 06.11 PMby marie-michelle

      Awww! Cheers!
      P.S. I cried I laughed so hard from reading your John Richmond post!

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    Jun 3, 2013, 12.32 AMby chillwear

    Love this dress, beautiful in red!

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    Jun 2, 2013, 10.25 PMby smallone

    wow what a simple but subtlety unusual shaped dress – looks just fabulous in the red you choose.

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    Jun 2, 2013, 05.17 PMby Mary Athey

    fabulous dress and its stunning on you. i love your photos as well, they’re just gorgeous with the baloons. x

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    Jun 2, 2013, 04.50 PMby Inga 888

    Beautiful dress, lady in red :)

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    Jun 2, 2013, 08.54 AMby aficionada

    Simply beautiful!

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    Jun 2, 2013, 07.19 AMby Tallulah Twirl

    This is so lovely, and comfortably classy. I wish we had a touch screen where we could actually touch things – the fabrics sound so lush! Beautiful colour.

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    Jun 2, 2013, 04.13 AMby spankachutoo

    I love this dress! It’s perfect.

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    Jun 2, 2013, 12.54 AMby Angie H

    Very nice. Love the color. Don’t think I have ever seen French silk twill. Is it nice to work with and care for?

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      Jun 2, 2013, 02.01 AMby marie-michelle

      Thanks! It’s from the house of Perrin & Fils near Lyon. It is a lovely fabric to work with but one has to watch out for water stains when ironing.

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      Jun 2, 2013, 05.31 PMby Angie H

      Thanks. I will definitely keep this in mind in case I am ever fortunate enough to work with it some day. :0

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