Wedding Outfit

Added Nov 15, 2010

by slinkykitten

Limoges, France

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Description

Shirt and trousers were made for my partner to wear at a family wedding in May. He has very broad shoulders but narrow waist and hips which makes buying trousers difficult.
He wanted something classical, comfortable and cool, that he could wear again.
I used a very old vintage Simplicity pattern as the basis and added the pleated front on the shirt.

Material Notes

Shirt: 100% silk
Trousers: Silk/Linen blend
Hand made shell buttons

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Men
Garment Type
Other
Style
Classic
Material
Linen, Silk

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    Jan 4, 2011, 04.21 PMby slinkykitten

    Thank you all for your comments. It’s always good to get feedback, especially when it’s positive! :)

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    Nov 16, 2010, 04.06 AMby nishavinod2009

    the shirt is done so neat-looks like bought from a designers studio(so it is actually)…. n the fit is perfect..broad shouldrr… narrow waist… thats how we want them(guys) to b made isnt it? lucky-both of u!

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      Jan 4, 2011, 04.20 PMby slinkykitten

      :) thank you.
      He’s not easy to sew for, but the results are always worth it!

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    Nov 16, 2010, 03.15 AMby smallone

    man this shirt is beautifully tailored!!!

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    Nov 15, 2010, 04.14 PMby soozy

    Very neat and sharp! I like it.

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    Nov 15, 2010, 03.44 PMby Ralf Schmitz

    this is just adorable! i love the shirt and would be happy, to have one just like this :-)

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      Jan 4, 2011, 04.20 PMby slinkykitten

      Thanks Ralf…
      Orders are being taken for this spring/summer :)

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    Nov 15, 2010, 02.55 PMby kelepso

    Beautiful

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    Nov 15, 2010, 02.32 PMby sewingqueen-1

    Wonderful outfit – the pleat on the shirt really make it special!

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    Nov 15, 2010, 01.18 PMby zaarissima

    great! a wonderful outfit!!

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    Nov 15, 2010, 12.40 PMby freakusbzzz

    Looks like perfection to me.

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