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my vintage inspired bathing suit

Added Jul 21, 2010

by lauriana

Den Haag, Nether...






Loosely based on 1950’s bathing suits and designed, drafted and sewn by me. More pictures and the full story on my blog

Material Notes

black lycra, stretch lining, swimwear elastic




Garment Type

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    Aug 1, 2010, 06.27 PMby nenasew

    Love love this bathing suit. I think its super sexy specially the back. Its more so than a much more skin revealing modern bathing suit.

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    Jul 30, 2010, 02.12 PMby Justyna Marchewkowa

    I love it. You did an amazing job!

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    Jul 28, 2010, 07.17 AMby nessys

    Whit woo! I’m with MamaDiosa – GET OUT THAT RED LIPPY NOW!!!

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    Jul 28, 2010, 05.30 AMby lauriana

    Thank you! I must admit I was a bit shocked to see how big the pictures got here. I had trouble uploading and in the end, tech support did it for me, so I couldn’t see and edit it before publishing. If you follow the link to my blog, there are pictures there of the bathing suit laid out flat, so you can see the glossy and matte details, and get a better glimpse of the front skirt thing

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    Jul 28, 2010, 03.32 AMby olystyrene

    I love it! It’s just perfect!

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    Jul 28, 2010, 12.50 AMby Daniel Parker

    Ugh…. you again are my hero! bravo, love everything…. the heels, perfection

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    Jul 27, 2010, 08.21 PMby cantare

    So very adorable, it’s great!

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    Jul 27, 2010, 05.21 PMby Lucha Suarez

    amazing!!!!!!!!! all you need is some red lipstick and some pin curls! totally vintage, great job!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Jul 27, 2010, 03.19 PMby aveyronaise

    I adore this.I actually used to have a very similar one that actually was vintage :)

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    Jul 27, 2010, 02.15 PMby littlewren

    I LOVE this!!! I’m inspired! I’m gonna work on mine! : ) great great great!!!

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    Jul 27, 2010, 02.12 PMby mad4fabric

    how gorgeous. really love the back

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