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Earl Grey?! (50s/60s style suit)

Added May 4, 2011

by Justyna Marc...

Wroclaw, Poland






*Jacket: #106, Burda Style September 2007 (I modified the original collar piece.)

*Skirt: #123, Burda Style December 2007

*Brooch: made by my mom

Material Notes

Shell: 100% Wool
Lining: 50% Viscose, 50% Polyester

Brooch: glass beads (I bought them several years ago.)




Spring, Fall
Garment Type
Classic, Vintage

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    Jul 13, 2013, 06.37 AMby missjackieo

    oh Lordy ,love this want to drink it up , my favourite tea blend anyway ! so inspiring x

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    Apr 1, 2012, 07.06 AMby JacquiLouise

    You have done a great job – the outfit is just beautiful! Would love to try and make something like this – looks a bit tricky!

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    Feb 12, 2012, 07.37 AMby bernieandi

    AMAZING! I love your style. All your creations are divine!

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    May 16, 2011, 06.07 PMby elegantmusings

    So stylish! I just love it!!! :)

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    May 11, 2011, 06.38 PMby laceumbrella

    Totally amazing! Looks like the skirt has a nice high waist which I love. And those pockets are perfectly done!

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    May 11, 2011, 03.43 PMby amaydak

    This is so beautiful, you must feel like a million bucks wearing it! :) Nicely done!

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    May 10, 2011, 09.14 AMby olystyrene

    What a fabulous suit! So classic and beautifully finished!

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    May 6, 2011, 02.57 PMby popbabe7

    Ohhhh I love this. You never cease to amaze me- talented and very very stylish!

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    May 6, 2011, 04.01 AMby Marita Kotze

    Adore it! This is the way all women should be dressed, classy and elegant to the last stitch! Well Done! <><

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      May 6, 2011, 10.05 AMby Justyna Marchewkowa

      Thank you very much for your kind words, Marita Kotze! :)

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    May 5, 2011, 06.22 PMby bowifixx

    how very retro and pretty

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    May 5, 2011, 06.21 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    this is such a stunning outfit and i am deeply impressed by the work you have done! the material is well chosen. the photos are good enough for beeing printed in a fashion magazin and i love the whole thing!! GREAT!

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      May 5, 2011, 09.21 AMby Justyna Marchewkowa

      Thank you so much for your kind words, Ralf! :) I’m glad you like my project and photos.

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      May 12, 2011, 07.50 AMby baka-pepica

      tottaly agree!

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    May 4, 2011, 09.50 PMby japconst

    Echo everybody’s praises – great pictures too! Did you have a professional photographer do that for you? You’re a natural at posing too! Btw, tell your mom her broach is gorgeous as well.

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      May 5, 2011, 09.20 AMby Justyna Marchewkowa

      Thank you so much for your kind words, japconst! :)
      The photos were taken by my fiancé with a point-and-shoot camera. There is nothing “pro” about them :P.

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    May 4, 2011, 08.34 PMby tinapickles

    Classic and classy!

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    May 4, 2011, 07.18 PMby kihli

    Great combination and colour!

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    May 4, 2011, 05.47 PMby manola6176

    Wow absolutely amazing !!!

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    May 4, 2011, 02.02 PMby Testosterone

    “Day, after day, there are girls at the office, and men will always be men…”

    What an outstanding execution of a design. It’s fresh and retro (fretro?).

    The color of the fabric, and the knees together…FIVE STARS!!!!!

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    May 4, 2011, 01.37 PMby Lora Martinez

    I love this outfit, you are very talented. Cute little brooch too :-)

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    May 4, 2011, 12.18 PMby violetta089

    This is really beautiful; you have a great taste in clothing! And I like the shoes :)

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      May 4, 2011, 12.33 PMby Justyna Marchewkowa

      Thank you very much, violetta089!
      I’m really glad you like my project :).

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    May 4, 2011, 12.14 PMby Priscilla Folley

    I really really love your project. Elegant, feminine and very well tailored. And I’m all for the vintage feel. Congratulations!

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      May 4, 2011, 12.31 PMby Justyna Marchewkowa

      Thank you so much for your kind words, Priscilla Folley! :)

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    May 4, 2011, 11.09 AMby apfelbluete

    such great job! do you have the pocket flap stitched by hand? This jacket has long been part of the “to do” list:-)

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      May 4, 2011, 11.53 AMby Justyna Marchewkowa

      Thank you so much, apfelbluete! :)
      Yes, the pocket flap edges are handstitched.

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    May 4, 2011, 11.08 AMby groovymama

    Absolutely stunning….you look great.

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    May 4, 2011, 10.55 AMby mollykatherine

    It doesn’t surprise me that this is amazing – everything you make is! it looks so professional – truly amazing!

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      May 4, 2011, 11.44 AMby Justyna Marchewkowa

      Thank you very much for your kind words, mollykatherine! :)

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    May 4, 2011, 10.29 AMby rogue-cellist

    I love this. I’m surprised the patterns are from 2007- I thought you had a cute vintage pattern! Very nicely done :-) also I love your shoes.

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