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Inlaid pleats along the neckline and a curvy horizontal seam gives a highlight at the decolleté, while the waist panel and belt softly shape the silhouette – a true masterpiece and brought back from the Burda archives.

Aug 19 Retro Dress VINTAGE
Original style and cover from burda moden 12/1957


Naturally, from the first look this retro style is festive and quite a great look for the big moments in life. The shimmering jacquard captures the (sun) light and modestly draws the attention toward you with a deep but tasteful neckline that sets the decolleté perfectly in focus. The small cut-on mini sleeves beautifully shape at the shoulders and take care of the sensation that we feel covered.

Aug 19 Retro Dress PATTERN


The crowning touch is the thin, subtly shaping belt that accents at the waistline. When there is a great deal of time before the next wedding, opera premier or the next gala, perhaps it is also a good time to sew this style, in the meantime, in a gabardine or a thin wool fabric – then you can quickly have your office colleagues sending some envious glances your direction.

Below are some ways you can bring this remastered pattern into your wardrobe:

Aug 19 Retro Dress Vin Gold


One way to style this dress is by going full vintage glam! We love this faux fur waistcoat that offers all the warmth and style.

Aug 19 Retro Dress Pink


Pastels are super in right now, so why not embrace the spring-like color into your fall wardrobe by sewing up a coat like this one to pair over your dress.

Aug 19 Retro Dress Edge


Then sometimes all you need is a little edge. Offset the feminine dress with this gold moto jacket and pair of designer spiked heels.

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    Aug 30, 2019, 05.26 PMby inspirehope

    I love this look. It is so classy and elegant.

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