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Stylish, office-ready and comfortable: These cool jersey pieces from the 08/2018 issue of BurdaStyle are confident and strong statement looks for a day in the office as well as the after work get-togethers.

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This breezy silk blouse is exactly what you need for warm days of the late summer in the office. Combine the billowy top best with a pair of narrow fit trousers or a pencil skirt for a look that is both elegant and modern.


A perfectly tailored blazer belongs in every business wardrobe. The simple lines of this one with the welted pockets is sure to be a closet favourite. A timeless classic guaranteed to never go out of style! Thanks to the jersey fabric, it is also an ideal choice for travel.


This classic style sewn with a grey flecked jersey fabric is decisively fresh thanks to the cut. The wide yoke shapes the figure and the side slit is an elegant touch to draw attention. Style it beautifully with boots, as well.


The soft stretch of the crêpe fabric used here makes the slim fit of this style stay comfortable. The eye-catching placement of the darts along the bodice create a beautiful silhouette. Style tip: Pair it with sophisticated accessories for a stunning choice to wear to the opera or a wedding.


The chance to wear your sporty joggers to work seems a bit dreamy, right? These elegant jersey trousers are a great reality. The closure-free, elastic waist adds comfort and the decorative piping seam details add the elegance.


From the office straight to the after-work party? You’ve got this! In this knee-length jersey dress you can work comfortably throughout the day and still be styled perfectly for the evening. The sleeves are an especially beautiful and sophisticated touch to the overall look.


Sewn in a solid color and with the addition of the striking sequin trim accent. Style tip: Pair this blouse with a matt statement jewelry for an especially sophisticated finish.


Looking for a print a bit on the wilder side? Sew your style with this colorful leopard print and you might almost forget that these jersey trousers are also incredibly comfortable! Choose a proper blouse on top to update it to the modern business look, or wear a modest shirt and a pair of heels for a tip-top evening look.

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    Aug 30, 2018, 06.23 AMby Candice L Mason

    A similar pattern for the pintuck blouse can be found here: https://www.burdastyle.com/pattern_store/patterns/pintuck-blouse-092010

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    Aug 17, 2018, 03.05 AMby jeankat

    I realy like the darted dress, though I think I would fit it a little closer to the body than shown on the model. Please consider making a pattern for the pink pintuck blouse. It is super elegant. Thanks!

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    Aug 16, 2018, 10.54 PMby patobb

    Ok. Now I am disappointed. I wrote a full review and it doesn’t show. Anyway. Please be honest with us, plus sizes. Use a model with a real size 18 (or European 48) so we can see how everything really fits. I made trousers for myself a couple of months ago. They were Marlene style, size 48. I would have to slim down myself to a 44 if I wanted the legs look like they looked in the Picture. Alternatively, state the thigh circumference measure (the real one and the garment’s so we know how loose they are) in the instructions so we know if we would look or not like wearing tights when we sew otherwise supposed to be loose fitting trousers.

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      Aug 16, 2018, 10.58 PMby patobb

      That said, we are plus sizes for Dior’ s sake. We don’t have slim legs and big butts and tits. Everything comes in accordance. Same with arm circumference. I am fat, guys. My arm circumference measures 42 cm. You say how to modify the pattern to accommodate for this. And luckily, it is easier than with trousers width because the measure is in the table. Please include thigh measure too.

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      Aug 17, 2018, 03.52 PMby Candice L Mason

      I couldn’t agree more. Kudos!

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    Aug 14, 2018, 06.28 PMby bcwest

    Where is the pink shirt with the tucks? Beautiful. Nice collection.

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      Aug 16, 2018, 11.03 PMby patobb

      No pattern for the pink shirt. It is truly gorgeous.

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    Aug 14, 2018, 12.42 PMby Shelly Moon

    The blazer, dress and pants have interesting lines that could be fun to play with. The sleeves on the dress and the blouse offer an interesting new take on the whole statement sleeve look. I think there’s potential for some nice garments here.

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    Aug 14, 2018, 12.19 PMby psgordon66

    Hideous. And what is with the awful fabrics? I don’t need to look any larger than I am.

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    Aug 14, 2018, 11.13 AMby becewin

    I agree with you. And nice fitted dress and a fitted blouse would be nice .
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    Aug 13, 2018, 02.51 PMby jenss-1

    The sheath dress is interesting and could be adapted to fit different shapes I think. That’s a nice option for women’s sizing. On the other hand, that long straight faux wrap skirt could make me look like a walking refrigerator, and for the big dolman sleeve dress; volume is not what I need. I’d rather see more fitted silhouettes. With the blazer and blouses, this is a good work collection.

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