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Schoolboy styles are all grown up in this collection. Minimalist dresses, pleated shorts, and a perfect fitting blazer are fall necessities. These designs are from the August 2014 issue of Burda Style magazine.


Herringbone fabric gets a sexy edge in this figure hugging Geometric Dress. Seams divide the front for a detail minimalists will love. This dress is finished with a little slit.


This Colorblock Top has so much contrast with a bright white pique yoke and tough leather sleeves. Mix and match fabrics for a one-of-a-kind sweater that’s a little sporty and very chic.


Cuffed Bermuda Shorts flatter lots of figures, especially taller women. This knee length style is buttoned up with a shaped waistband, piping, and cuffs.


See how to wear a fitted blazer better than the boys with this basic, slim cut style. It has all the classic details… welt pockets, a chest pocket with flap, and deep drawn lapels.


This two tone Drop Waist Dress gives the illusion of a blouse and skirt. The waist seam has a flapper style drop waist look that’s flattering on petite women.


Step up your vintage look with these fun Knickerbocker Shorts. They have old fashioned details like buttoned cuffs and pleats. Pair with a plain white tee and oxfords or loafers.


This Sleeveless Jacket is just an oversized vest with hidden pockets, deep lapels, and no closure. It’s a simple style that looks borrowed from the boys with slacks and a tank.


Cozy up in this menswear style Coat with deep lapels and hidden pockets. It’s tailored for a woman with sloped shoulders and two snap buttons.


This Pleated Skirt is more chic than schoolgirl. This mid rise and mid length skirt goes with so many looks, from preppy to girly.


A plain white V Neck Tee gets a V neckline and one asymmetrical pleat for movement. It’s a fun but still minimalist take on the basics.

Menswear style is almost always hot for fall. Work these schoolboy separates into your wardrobe with a mix of masculine and feminine details, like a smoky eye look and vintage oxfords.

Happy sewing!


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    Aug 13, 2014, 08.50 AMby hinon

    I very much like the herringbone dress, and the drop waist dress – really all of this collection looks fresh and wearable and interesting!

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    Aug 12, 2014, 04.34 PMby fabricat

    The jacket, drop waist dress, coat and tee are great. Could they be Plus size patterns?

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    Aug 12, 2014, 04.00 PMby AmyNicoleStudio

    Great collection! Clean and crisp

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    Aug 12, 2014, 02.32 PMby easilyamewsed

    Heh, my mother would be up in arms…that is not the proper way for a lady to sit in a skirt! ; )

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    Aug 11, 2014, 10.45 PMby calatrava92

    Love the clean lines and palette. My favorites are the color block top and the drop waistdress.

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    Aug 11, 2014, 04.31 PMby karancsi

    Please fix the picture of the Knickerbocker shorts…

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    Aug 11, 2014, 04.27 PMby mcclxix

    Looks like you guys put up the wrong photo for the Knickerbocker Shorts

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