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Lace, but not as you know it

Added Mar 26, 2012

by poppykettle

Melbourne, Austr...






I fell head over heels for the lace you see in the photos – and wanted to create a dress for the cooler months inspired by the geometric lines from the Chanel S/S RTW 2012, of which this lace also featured. In the winter months I often struggle to pull together a dress-based outfit that doesn’t leave me shivering – this dress is underlined in 100% cotton flanelette (so cosy) and lined in a thick silk satin. Between these two additional layers, the dress is rather insulating!

More pictures and what not over at my blog:
seamstress: poppykettle

Material Notes

Stretch cotton, cotton flanelette and silk satin


Fall, Winter
Evening Wear
Cotton, Silk

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    Apr 12, 2012, 12.41 AMby julib

    I actually stumbled upon your blog online and then saw you on here! This dress is absolutely beautiful! I LOVE what you did with the lace and it is so flattering! :-)

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    Mar 27, 2012, 08.01 PMby mixtlii

    It is very cute, I really like it! The lace is adorable.

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    Mar 27, 2012, 05.02 AMby sallieOh

    just lovely!!

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    Mar 26, 2012, 11.18 PMby ladykatza

    I love this dress! You did a great job.

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    Mar 26, 2012, 08.59 PMby Fiedlerin

    I love the idea of the different panel in the front and the hem tape in the back. It’s unexpected and takes it to a whole new level.

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    Mar 26, 2012, 04.51 PMby sewinginthewind

    This is absolutely gorgeous. So creative and wow, it fits you like a glove!

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    Mar 26, 2012, 12.58 PMby TailorFairy

    Love the colors! Very pretty and if its warm its even better ;)

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    Mar 26, 2012, 07.11 AMby freakusbzzz

    Love it poppy

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