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Welcome to Day 1 of our Holiday Giveaway!

Let’s start the season off with a chance to win a collection of titles from Fox Chapel Publishing! Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Tuesday, December 6th to be entered to win!

This collection of titles includes the complete Illustrated Guide to Sewing Series: Guide to Sewing: Tailoring, Guide to Sewing: Couture Techniques, Guide to Sewing: Garment Construction, and Guide to Sewing: Home Furnishings.

For a free downloadable sewing pattern, visit Fox Chapel Publishing!

Comment to Win: What is your favorite vintage fashion?


This giveaway is sponsored by Fox Chapel Publishing

*Please note: If selected as a winner, any personal information you provide to receive your prize in this giveaway is subject to the sponsor’s privacy rules. These may differ from BurdaStyle’s rules, so please review the rules before entering your information. BurdaStyle is not responsible for the handling of your data in connection with this giveaway."

[Update 12/6/11] – Congratulations to member insuregirl for winning the Holiday Giveaway Day 1!


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    Dec 1, 2011, 06.21 PMby Anjomo

    Definitely hats! I love all of them and I wish people would wear hats more often!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 06.17 PMby cucperson

    Aprons, I love vintage aprons especially the bib style. When I see them I can smell the home-baked bread.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 06.12 PMby mtandg

    Scarves and hats. I just love that I can dress up anything with the change of an accessory.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 06.08 PMby fatandy

    60’s dresses, I go nuts watching Mad Men and Pan Am

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    Dec 1, 2011, 06.05 PMby lejn

    My new fascination is with 30s hats,those that are slanting on one side. Otherwise I have always adored 70s fashion, bell bottom pants, A-shaped short dresses and tunics ,bishop sleeves. I find that the best way to wear vintage styles is to mix the seemingly non-mixable and to give a modern twist to a vintage pattern.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 05.48 PMby suzeb

    I love ’60s jackets

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    Dec 1, 2011, 05.47 PMby angelical

    I’m a sucker for anything from 30s to early 60s. Late 50s dresses are an absolute favorite! The silhouette is so flattering, ladylike and fun!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 05.45 PMby pausznurek

    I can’t choose – for me dresses from the 40’s and early 60’s are beuatiful. OK – from 50’s too ;)

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    Dec 1, 2011, 05.43 PMby crazydavises

    Oh, I like the 50s dresses for parties and the late-sixties early 70s fashions for everyday the best. Oh, and I’m in love with the fifties house-dresses too!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 05.36 PMby enidb

    The 1940’s are a very influential period of fashion. They established some classic styles that are still relevant.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 05.34 PMby macoskrm

    I love the shape of 40s garments!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 05.31 PMby supergirl2000

    Another vote for the 40’s from me!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 05.30 PMby strawberryfreckles

    50’s dresses! Love them!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 05.29 PMby chocolatecake

    I love the funky fitted styles of the early 1980s!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 05.26 PMby joen

    My favorite vintage look is the cigarette pant and the swing coat. Wow this book collection from Fox Chapel Publishing is a great giveaway, what a wonderful way to build a sewing reference library!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 05.15 PMby angelajane

    The 50’s and early 60’s. But what I like most is that in any era everyone always looked so polished and put togther like they had made a real effort before leaving the house. You try that today people ask you what the occasion is.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 05.13 PMby miaow

    I love a mash up between Edwardian period and the late 40s early 50s!! Is that weird?

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    Dec 1, 2011, 05.10 PMby daxette

    It would definately the the 40’s and 50’s. So eligant and so classic.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 05.05 PMby sewharing

    I love the 1940’s and ’50s! Some vintage dresses from these decades are on my next “to do” list!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 04.45 PMby jroseland4

    The styles of the 40’s from the factory girl to the glamorus Hollywood gown are all fantastic.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 04.42 PMby gack89

    I love 50’s dresses, they are very flattering to my shape.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 04.41 PMby taysha1128

    I love 1940s dresses

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    Dec 1, 2011, 04.33 PMby tsedai

    I also love the styles of the 1950s, although there are a lot of great fashions from the 1930s and 1940s as well!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 04.30 PMby insuregirl

    I have always loved dresses from the 50’s but I’m getting into some 70’s boho here lately. The 50’s style are just so classic!!!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 04.23 PMby lala86

    I believe that 30s figure is super femenine and fashion got to be very imaginative. I prefer 30s night dresses, they’re so elegant and challenging when sewing as they al have clean bias cuts and beautiful fabrics. We had Madeleine Vionnet , Elsa Schiaparelli and even Chanel explendor. Hats and hairstyles were gorgeous too so I love that decade.
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    Dec 1, 2011, 04.22 PMby lhartup

    Hats! People do not wear enough hats these days.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 04.15 PMby eerieturnip

    70s shapes and styles are so gorgeous and flattering for everyone. love the 70s!

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    Dec 1, 2011, 04.14 PMby boppygreen

    The 40s and love old Hollywood glamor. Oh, and also, the clean lines Jackie Kennedy wore.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 04.11 PMby kdschafer

    I love the look of Jackie O during her White House years. Always gorgeous! I also love the styles of both Katherine & Audrey Hepburn.

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    Dec 1, 2011, 03.59 PMby dgporter

    Love the peplums

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