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School Boy Franzi

Added Jan 13, 2011

by feldmantcat

Nashua, New Hamp...






I absolutely love classic school boy uniforms, and the Franzi vest was a great piece to create this look. I also made the pants (self drafted pattern), and the tie and tuxedo front blouse are from a thrift store. The Franzi vest is easy to sew but the fit was a bit off for me – I had to grade it down to a 32 and after making it I realized that it’s still too wide across the shoulders. I think if I were a C cup it would fit nicely, but since I am not a C cup I don’t fill it out. I didn’t flip the neckline out the way the pattern instructions have it styled, and instead just wear it buttoned up like a menswear vest.

Material Notes

Wool acrylic blend for the fashion fabric, white polyester lining, one vest buckle, black buttons.




Garment Type
Business, Classic, Preppy, Steampunk, Victorian

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    Mar 6, 2012, 07.34 AMby zsyzu

    I think this look is so cool. Thanks for sharing!

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    Jan 20, 2012, 07.00 PMby Andrea Delesdernier

    love how you made it and love how you are wearing it.

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    Feb 18, 2011, 03.13 PMby junespoon

    love this look…i love the school uniform thing myself. Great work

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    Feb 11, 2011, 05.34 PMby Testosterone

    Work that menswear look!

    Very stylish!!!

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    Jan 13, 2011, 10.29 PMby shellidawn

    Love it!

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    Jan 13, 2011, 10.20 PMby joost52

    I love it and you look awesome :)

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    Jan 13, 2011, 06.11 PMby mamamodista

    Menswear for girls is a favorite look of mine and you executed it well!

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    Jan 13, 2011, 02.42 PMby analogue

    Love the waistcoat and trousers & perfect styling! Great job!

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    Jan 13, 2011, 06.29 AMby gousblom

    Love the whole look – good job!!

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