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City Suit-skirt

Added May 4, 2012

by orchiddream

West Chicago, Il...






Closely fitted, high waisted, below knee cap length skirt with triple back pleat. I love a multi-pleated kick pleat! Lined in silk dupione.

Material Notes

Heatherd cashmere, very drapey. Silk dupione lining to add structure.




Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Business, Classic
Cashmere, Silk, Suiting

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  • Marysia_at_the_bomber_ball_large

    Nov 3, 2012, 02.30 PMby smockerlady

    Hi there,

    Beautiful, beautiful skirt. May I also ask about the pattern; I would LOVE to make this.

    Regards, Marysia.

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    Oct 17, 2012, 05.56 PMby luluxo

    I wish this was mine, absolutely divine!

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    May 23, 2012, 11.09 PMby mayrallch

    I wanna make it! how can I?

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      May 25, 2012, 05.49 PMby orchiddream

      I’ll get back to you with the pattern info

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    May 5, 2012, 06.49 AMby MissCorsetLizz

    I Love a High Waisted Skirt! This Is Stunning! :-)

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      May 8, 2012, 07.34 PMby orchiddream

      Thank you for all your kind words, Miss C!

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    May 5, 2012, 03.33 AMby LadyDanburry


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      May 5, 2012, 08.41 PMby orchiddream

      Thank you, Lady G. Your work is terriffic also, if I may say so.

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    May 5, 2012, 12.56 AMby mojo elgin

    Perfectly beautiful! The yoke is great! I really like the self-fringe, too. Great idea.

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    • Chaneljkt2_large

      May 5, 2012, 08.43 PMby orchiddream

      Fun to make, so many fitting opportunities. I self frnge everything…………check ot my Flying Leopard Coat.

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    May 4, 2012, 05.15 PMby Adriana Orozco

    Wow orchiddream!!! I agreed totally with MartinK!!! it is a beautifull skirt, but the best of all,is the lovely work you did with the fabrick, and the self made trim that you put to the pockets, add a very special touch!!!! Best wishes to you, all the way from the rainforest!!!

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    • Chaneljkt2_large

      May 4, 2012, 06.02 PMby orchiddream

      I’m addicted to self made trim. I can’t resist deconstructing the fabric to see what gives it charactor. Thanks for your kind words, all the way from the rainforest. Cool!

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    May 4, 2012, 03.30 PMby orchiddream

    Thank you MartinK! It was a joy to wear this suit. Unfortunately, I finished it in February, so the wearing season was short. Next year!

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    May 4, 2012, 03.26 PMby martinK

    this is a fantastic work!!! Very nice idea with the pockets. Beatiful feminin

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