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Oscar de la Renta inspired dress

Added Feb 23, 2014

by mbuchanan1

Austin, United S...






I made this dress last year for my sister-in-law who wanted a copy of the $6000 Oscar de la Renta dress from the Spring 2013 runway collection. I used black lace applique to recreate the embroidery of the original dress. The dress is made of silk shantung and lined in china silk. The second picture is the original Oscar de la Renta dress. How did I do?

Material Notes

Lace, Silk shantung, China silk.




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    Mar 10, 2014, 07.15 PMby calatrava92

    Wow that is amazing, great job!

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    Mar 9, 2014, 10.43 PMby brisehuus

    Great Job! Wow this looks fab! Congratulations.

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    Feb 24, 2014, 12.28 PMby nrobson

    you did great! it looks terrific

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    Feb 23, 2014, 07.31 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    This is a fabulous dress and your sister in law looks stunning! :-)

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    Feb 23, 2014, 11.51 AMby liliv-1

    How pretty!!

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    Feb 23, 2014, 03.52 AMby slmnstyle

    Beautiful! It looks very nice and worth a pretty penny!

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    Feb 23, 2014, 02.40 AMby kisses

    Beautiful….you did a good job

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    Feb 23, 2014, 02.28 AMby Mokara

    You did GREAT! I love re-creating designer garments.

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    Feb 23, 2014, 01.26 AMby mayadaughterofsun

    Lovely. And lace bolero matches perfectly with the dress

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    Feb 23, 2014, 12.43 AMby alei

    Very, very beautiful dress. Well done to you.

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    Feb 23, 2014, 12.24 AMby Mary Athey

    Wow!!! You did an amazing job on this. The dress is fabulous and looks stunning on your sister in law x

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      Feb 23, 2014, 12.49 AMby mbuchanan1

      Thanks Mary. She was quite happy with it, and received many compliments when she wore it to a wedding.

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