too pink dress?

Added Jun 22, 2010

by emilief

Paris, France

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I knew when I bought this fabric that it was too much on the pink section for me (I have some pink issue since I don’t remember when) but I love stripes so I got it anyway.
I try to put a navy exposed zipper to make it look a bit less cheesy but I still don’t know if I like this dress or not…
and I also think I’ve made it too short for me, maybe worn with leggings I will be able to go out in it?

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Women
Garment Type
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Material
Cotton

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    Jun 24, 2010, 07.16 PMby cantare

    I really like how you styled the direction of the lines and the exposed zipper. I actually have a vendetta against green and I have no idea why…colors. Great job on facing your issues! :)

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    Jun 24, 2010, 01.01 PMby mandicoulter

    we have included your work in our burda feature on our blog! {please take a look} http://commonthreadskingston.blogspot.com

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      Jun 25, 2010, 08.51 AMby emilief

      waow thank you that’s very flattering, it makes my day!

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    Jun 23, 2010, 06.27 AMby emilief

    thanks for all these nice comments, U will succeed in making me like this dress! so thanks a lot!!

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    Jun 23, 2010, 04.01 AMby craftmoxie

    i love this, and as a fellow pink fearer, i would totally rock this… the zipper is the key :-D

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    Jun 23, 2010, 03.27 AMby tinybows

    I WANT ONE! love what you did with the zipper, it really give the pink stripes an edge. so cute!

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    Jun 23, 2010, 02.26 AMby nickcheung

    C’ on, its beautiful, and it fits you perfectly! How can u not wanna wear it ;-? and u can totally wear it without leggings (although for winter a pair of dark navy blue tights would b nice ;)) Did u use bias cutting method 4 the sides of the top? thats so smart!

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    Jun 23, 2010, 01.14 AMby tiffa34

    This is super cute! I’d wear it

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    Jun 22, 2010, 11.28 PMby spcanadia

    navy zipper = awesome; i agree that it works to take the emphasis off the pink

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    Jun 22, 2010, 09.21 PMby sarsaparilla

    I really like it! I have a pink issue too, but I would definitely wear your dress :)

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    Jun 22, 2010, 08.39 PMby lizah

    it’s lovely, and not too pink :)

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    Jun 22, 2010, 08.24 PMby Geeky Seamstress

    I love the whole thing

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    Jun 22, 2010, 07.58 PMby mandicoulter

    the zipper is great, good contrast!!

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    Jun 22, 2010, 07.22 PMby seussian

    It’s so not too pink! I love it. Super cute I like the neckline and the back. God blesss you, MGJ

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