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Vivian at the polo

Added Nov 20, 2011

by RenaissanceB...

Sydney, Australia

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Description

“Oh, I’m not trying to land him. I’m just using him for sex.”

I made this version of the iconic brown dress from Pretty Woman last month and wore it on Melbourne Cup day.

I put a lot of thought into which pattern to use, I had to hunt a lot harder than I thought would be necessary to find the fabric, the gloves were a lucky market find, and the belt was purchased new.

I am so proud of this dress. More on my Blog

Material Notes

Medium weight cotton (I’m sure the original is like a crepe de chine or something lighter like hat, but this works ok.) I lined it with cotton batiste.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

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Women

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    Nov 24, 2011, 12.20 PMby Rosy1964

    Beautiful dress, love that movie. I sewed a dress like this (more in my blog) for a friend two months ago, she had a performance. Yours is great!

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      Nov 28, 2011, 01.25 PMby RenaissanceBombshell

      Muchos gracias! I had a look at your version. It’s lovely!

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    Nov 21, 2011, 07.19 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    the dress is to die for! i love it and i loved it allready in the movie. your version is so beautiful and you can be very proud of yourself!

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    Nov 20, 2011, 07.39 PMby brisehuus

    Beautiful dress :-))

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    Nov 20, 2011, 02.20 PMby patti-r

    Very Lovely, Julia Roberts would be proud of you!!!

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    Nov 20, 2011, 12.33 PMby jennyrecorder

    You should have won “Fashions in the field” , lovely work :)

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      Nov 28, 2011, 01.26 PMby RenaissanceBombshell

      Thank you! I stayed in the office ALL day! And didn’t win anything in the sweeps.

      But I wore my dress the following week to a performance and that was fun too.

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    Nov 20, 2011, 11.22 AMby Redsonia

    Thanks for sharing. I saw similar fabric at my local shop and now I am inspired.

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    Nov 20, 2011, 11.21 AMby apfelbluete

    amazing dress!

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