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1940s Cropped Blouse & Shimmering Polka Dot Pants

Added Sep 21, 2013

by papermothbal...

Brooklyn, New Yo...






My first pants! They are designed after the Kendo (Japanese Fencing) uniform. I used a chiffon with french seams. The blouse is a pretty standard 40s top, but I copped it and added lace details.

More about this look on my blog: http://papermothballvintage.blogspot.com/

Also, if you have a chance, Id love some support on my ModCloth design submission!!


Material Notes

Chiffon, silk, lace




Spring, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Classic, Evening Wear, Vintage
Chiffon, Lace/Sequins, Silk

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    Sep 26, 2013, 12.23 PMby Solymar


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    Sep 26, 2013, 04.22 AMby Manic Pop

    Your photos are fantastic. I’m so jealous! Great fabric and styling as always. :)

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      Sep 27, 2013, 06.12 PMby papermothballvintage

      Thank you! NYC is such an inspiring place for photographs

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    Sep 25, 2013, 02.43 AMby Mara Castro


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    Sep 25, 2013, 02.29 AMby Shelly Moher

    Absolutely amazing, my next project will be designing something very similar! I love the 40s style and your hair is perfect!

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    Sep 24, 2013, 04.40 PMby steffania

    What can I say? Your dresses are always a joy for my eyes! I wish I could have your dexterity in projecting and sewing..Your productions are a source of inspiration for me. Brava!

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    Sep 24, 2013, 03.19 PMby Laurel CJ

    wonderful! I love how glamorous it is.

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    Sep 22, 2013, 09.35 PMby BlancheOfArts

    WOOW!!! I love love love it, every little thing is perfect!

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    Sep 22, 2013, 08.04 PMby janene

    So very stylish and elegant. Perfect teaming. Great shots too :-)

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    Sep 22, 2013, 09.27 AMby Trudy McGrath

    very daring, love it!

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    Sep 22, 2013, 07.13 AMby Mary Athey

    Great outfit and great photos x

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    Sep 22, 2013, 12.44 AMby sewsweetviolets

    Awesome. :)

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    Sep 21, 2013, 10.14 PMby byVA

    Fantastic outfit! I really love it.

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    Sep 21, 2013, 08.37 PMby lillalocket

    I love this outfit! Great job :)

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