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Bollywood Barbie

Added Oct 5, 2009

by barbaraagatha

Milano, Italy






As you all know, shantung’s beauty is that it often sports two different threads that bind together to make a unique shiny colour. I chose what my boyfriend came to call “Bollywood Barbie”. My name is Barbara, and I worked in advertising in India so, for my collegue’s wedding, I was going to be Bollywood Barbie.
The dress was fairly simple, though my mother helped me alter the neck and did the lining. I felt insanely pretty and even made a bag to match.

The model is from an old Burda issue (cannot remember which) in which the dress was made in two layers, the top emboidered, overall white. Very pretty. We changed the neckline and made the shoulders a little larger.

Material Notes

Shantung silk in “Bollywood Pink”.




Garment Type

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    Dec 17, 2009, 09.17 AMby ichigogirl

    Gorgeous dress! And I absolutely love the fabric… so that’s what shantung is!

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    Oct 6, 2009, 06.41 AMby rushig

    soo cute,such a lovely pink. lovely photos too :)

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    Oct 5, 2009, 02.41 PMby wzrdreams

    Wonderful choice of fabric. You look lovely, and your boyfriend looks very proud!

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    Oct 5, 2009, 01.55 PMby fabricaddict

    Your dress is absolutely stunning! the colour is magnificent, you really looked great for the wedding!

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