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« on: March 31, 2007 09:01:11 PM »

My school held it's senior fashion show this past Thursday, which had a Project Runway segment included. Participating designers were to design & make (not necessarily by themselves) a semi-formal/formal dress. Of course, I HAD to participate. How could I pass this up?

& I'm sorry I don't have better pictures. If I get some, I'll switch it up.

My best friend, Erika, was my model.



Closest shot I have of the bodice.


The design was inspired by two Vera Wang dresses I saw. For the skirt I used a golden satin-y material & covered it with black chiffon (I totally understand what everyone has been bitching about with chiffon). The waistband is green velour with some trim over it, & the bodice is interfaced so it held it's shape better. There is an invisible zipper in the back as well.

The audience voted, & I didn't win. The dress in the background of the last picture won. However, I heard people were voting more for the model than the actual design of the dress, so that kind of pisses me off (I'm not going to be modest, I know I should've won, haha).

Oh well, that's high school. I only missed out on a free prom ticket anyway.

Questions answered:
- There isn't any boning holding the dress up or in shape. Pretty much all that's holding it up is Erika's boobies. I used darts to shape the bodice & interfacing so it would be stiffer.
- My pants are from Guess. :]

Thanks for looking! & thanks for your great comments!
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« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2007 09:15:12 PM »

That's so cool!  I wish I knew more about sewing to make really nice dresses like that, that's such an interesting design!
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« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2007 09:43:44 PM »

That dress is so cool. You have a lot of talent. (yeah, you should have won)

hahaha, I really like that last picture of you and your friend. Very hot.
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« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2007 10:07:06 PM »

For a high school competition, that dress is extremely intracite and designed extremely well. I mean, just look at the top! It's absolutely beautiful. Not to mention the bottom, which is a really cool design to. The dress in general is not the usual prom-like dress, so I love it. And yes, you really should have won.
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« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2007 10:41:19 PM »

that is beautiful cacho!!! the bodice is very well designed and goshhh i would love to own a dress like that! and erica looks sexxAAyyy modelling it =) i'm sorry you didn't win the fashion show but you should've won!! it looks like a dress that'd come from one of those famous designers!! great job cacho!!!
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« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2007 03:02:22 AM »

i love the skirt, and the top of it is very interesting... i definitely would've voted for it!
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« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2007 06:25:32 AM »

I really wish my highschool would do something like that.. too bad I'm not in student council or anything either haha. But amazing designn.. <3
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« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2007 06:33:45 AM »

my school had a fashion show a couple of weeks ago, but i found out way too late. anyway, the dress you made was gorgeous! you totally deserved to win!
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« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2007 07:33:36 AM »

wow pretty, you should have won from what I see from the other dress. Pretty colour choice too!
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« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2007 07:37:00 AM »

Very, very pretty!!!  I would've voted for you!!
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