En Pointe: 16 Dancer Styles for Women & Children
The asymmetric gather lends an extravagant drape to "this striped jersey shirt" with a deep neckline that adds a sexy touch.
"This elegant blazer" in a smoking jacket style is one you can wear to the office equally as well as to dinner. The collar neckline features a couture pleat detail and the buttons are made with a cover button kit.
"This coat" with its rounded collar and flap pockets along the seam panels has a classic look that is worthy of the extra effort. A beautiful detail: contrast color buttons.
Such a "romantic look" that gets extra depth from the ties at the cuffs instead of buttons. Buttons do also have their attention drawing feature here: they are coordinated into pairs.
"This faux two-piece dress" has the visual nuance effect of a blouse and skirt, though it is so much more sophisticated. The sleeves of the style include a fresh element of luxurious gathering and the wrapped look at the bodice stretches the figure beautifully.
How can you pep a jersey shirt? ...with some cool gathering! "These" are created here with sewn-in D-rings and a side tab to keep it all in place.
Curves are highlighted in their best light with "this feminine cut"and contrast skirt panel. A small snap or a hand stitch at the neckline is enough keep from showing too much. Rather than a traditional attached cuff, this clever gathered sleeve detail artfully draws in the width.