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My Black Halo Jackie O inspired dress

Added Mar 9, 2014

by Mokara

Los Angeles, Cal...






Ever since I laid eyes on Black Halo’s Jackie O dress a few years ago I fell in love with it, but I could never pay $350-$400 for it (http://www.blackhalo.com/store/jackie-o-dress-3/). So when I saw this Poly crepe like coral fabric I had to make the dress. Of course the neckline is a bit different, but it satisfies me for now. I do want to change the name of the dress and call it a ‘puzzle dress’ – it felt like I’m putting together a puzzle with all those pieces :))

Material Notes

Crepes, Linen, Woolens and Faille
BurdaStyle doesn’t have the correct / sufficient categories in the Suggested Material section. They have mixed in ‘content’ instead of the type of fabric based on its weave or weight / drapability.




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Classic, Business

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    Mar 9, 2014, 08.35 PMby Mbaliyethu

    Absolute perfection. I love everything,it looks good on you.

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    Mar 9, 2014, 03.24 PMby Kokoluna

    Lovely! What a flattering colour.

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      Mar 9, 2014, 07.00 PMby Mokara

      Thank you so much :)

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    Mar 9, 2014, 08.55 AMby Mary Athey

    Oh wow what a fabulous dress, i have seen a few celebrities in similiar dresses and loved them .i will check rhis pattern out. You did a cracking job on this x ♥

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    Mar 9, 2014, 06.34 AMby slmnstyle

    Great little dress! Is this that Vogue 8872 pattern or your own? I’ve always like this style: classy, office and occasion appropriate, and fun to design with different fabric combinations. I need a dress like this.

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      Mar 9, 2014, 06.47 AMby Mokara

      Thank you :) Yes, it is, I tried to put it in the credit section it kept giving me an error message!! I cut the size 8 and only modified 2 things, the sleeves/caps, they were too long and looked kind of tacky / funny, I shortened each about 2 cm. And also tapered the skirt to make it more of a pencil skirt. You should make one, it will look great on your body :)

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    Mar 9, 2014, 05.50 AMby liliv-1

    Perfect! The fit is amazing and the color super nice!

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      Mar 9, 2014, 06.47 AMby Mokara

      Thank you so much :)

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    Mar 9, 2014, 02.55 AMby zoezilla

    Love it! The colour really suits you.

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      Mar 9, 2014, 06.48 AMby Mokara

      Thank you, one of my favorite colors :)

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