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Tuxedo-inspired trouser suit

Added Feb 11, 2008

by squirrellypoo

London, United K...






I’ve finished the trousers in this tuxedo-inspired suit! high waist = lots of hidden boning to keep it from wrinkling when a sit down, and they’re so much more comfortable for it! See loads more photos and read more at http://www.fehrtrade.com/gallery/88/the-tuxedo-inspired-suit

Material Notes

100% wool navy blue suiting which my grandmother bought from the Pendleton mill in the 1960s and gave to me last August





Burda WOF magazine (08/2007 #102 and 103) for the pattern

FehrTrade.com for the creation and alterations

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    Jun 23, 2008, 11.30 AMby carottesauvage

    Really cool

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    Feb 12, 2008, 03.56 AMby squirrellypoo

    Mirela – actually they’re REALLY comfortable! You don’t even notice the boning when they’re on, it’s flexible so it doesn’t poke in to you or anything. It just keeps the waistband from wrinkling up, really, so they look just as good sitting down as they do when I’m standing up (damn I should’ve taken a seated photo!).

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    Feb 11, 2008, 05.46 PMby mmmrphs

    The blue really shows off your hair colour well. Well done, I love the idea of a tux for women.

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    Feb 11, 2008, 05.12 PMby mirela

    waw…boning in pants? and they are comfortable? I have to visit your blog for the details.

    very classy suit!

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    Feb 11, 2008, 06.40 AMby ceregana

    really cool pants. i love the tuxedo touch. and i am just starting to think a lot of using a boning myself.

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    Feb 11, 2008, 05.16 AMby toupinette

    waouh! i love it so much!

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    Feb 11, 2008, 04.53 AMby lilo

    ah, great! funny idea, at the same time classy.

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