THE ¡SPARKLEDEX! MAILLOT

Added Sep 13, 2011

by daughterfish

Brooklyn, New Yo...

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I can’t seem to get enough of body suits lately. This one is pretty much the unitard I wished I had in my 5th grade gymnastics class. I call it a solid mix of Blades of Glory meets Logan’s Run.

More on how to make it on my blog Daughter Fish

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse
Style
Casual, Evening Wear

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    Oct 6, 2011, 02.30 AMby sernasew

    oooOOOOooohhh it’s glorious with the black skirt!

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    Sep 14, 2011, 12.39 PMby begysh

    Also, maybe it can be good swimming suit with the same fabric.

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      Sep 14, 2011, 04.17 PMby daughterfish

      Oh, yes, great idea!

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    Sep 14, 2011, 04.57 AMby oonaballoona

    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACK!!! THIS IS GLORIOUS! alvin ailey is calling!!!

    (i’m loving the ichi fish convo going on, by the way.)

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      Sep 14, 2011, 04.18 PMby daughterfish

      Practicing serious dancer face (with attitude!) as I type!:)

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    Sep 14, 2011, 02.47 AMby poppykettle

    Your finishing on this little number is fan-tabulous – love the diagonal black stripes too – so effective!

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      Sep 14, 2011, 04.19 PMby daughterfish

      Thanks! At first I thought the stripe looked too gymnastics, but now I like them:)

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    Sep 14, 2011, 01.51 AMby variantvi

    LOL thats so awesome. At first I thought it was a dress, but since it’s a unitard that makes it even more awesome!

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    Sep 13, 2011, 03.48 PMby Ruffles Gazebo

    the low back is very flattering! did you paint the black on? oh im so curious as to how u finished the edges. lovely classy look which u can clearly dress very up or a bit cas

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      Sep 14, 2011, 04.20 PMby daughterfish

      Thanks! The stipes are actually sewn in. I just cut up my pattern and inserted black stripes of spandex:)

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    Sep 13, 2011, 12.49 PMby ichigogirl

    Wow, cool! Very 1980’s (which is very modern, or will be, not sure where we are yet)!

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      Sep 13, 2011, 01.53 PMby daughterfish

      You’re in Stockholm, right? Probably means 80’s in are for you, almost for us in the States. You guys are always ahead:) Thanks!

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      Sep 13, 2011, 05.48 PMby ichigogirl

      Yes, I’m in Stockholm. Heh, that probably means I’m a bit slow fashionwise, I tend to like American brands :-). But I did watch an old 80’s movie starring a VERY young Michael J Fox a couple of weeks ago, and I just LOVED the clothes, they looked totally modern, so it’s on its way, definitely… :-)

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      Sep 13, 2011, 05.53 PMby daughterfish

      Oops, Ichigogirl, I meant to reply, but marked your last comment as “inappropriate” and am not sure how to change it! I would wear anything from “Back to the Future!”:)

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      Sep 14, 2011, 08.58 AMby ichigogirl

      No prob, it’s happened before and they check all bolted stuff before erasing :-)
      Found the movie, it was “The secret of my success”, from 1987! I would have guessed 84-85, I guess it’s true that the general notion of 1980’s fashion is actually more like early 1990’s… :-)! Back to the Future IS from ’85.
      Need to watch them again…!

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      Sep 14, 2011, 04.23 PMby daughterfish

      Oh, yes, I’ve watched The Secret of My Success, but it’s been a while. For 80’s fashions, I’ve really been into the Cosby Show lately. Mrs. Huxtable really had it going on! The early 90’s are definitely back in NYC: long flowing flowery skirts and chiffon shirts. It’s a little too sweet for my tastes:)

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      Sep 18, 2011, 10.13 PMby ichigogirl

      Denise Huxtable’s pants with a fold over front… aaah, such a fashion moment! I was inspired by her for years. Not sure about her name, though, the elder daughter!

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