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« on: May 18, 2008 07:35:25 AM »

I'm at the end of my first year of a fashion design course, and for our exhibition we had to design, draft and construct a dress. I took Ancient Egypt as my influence, and came up with this...

It's unpressed and on a wonky slanty mannequin in these photos, but our opening night is on Tuesday, so hopefully I'll get better photos then.  Smiley


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« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2008 11:01:20 AM »

I'm impressed by anyone who can actually design and make patterns themselves. This looks realy nice, would love to see it on a live model.  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2008 06:09:51 PM »

1.  I love the colour/fabric.
2.  I loooove this design!

Does the bottom hem flar our on one side?


I would wear it in a heart beat!!!

« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2008 04:19:09 AM »

Yes, the right side hem flares out, while the left side hem is quite high, almost at the hip! Bit of flare there too, but with the hem being so high, you don't see it that much.

Thanks for the kind comments, all. Opening tomorrow, eeeee!!!  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2008 05:47:12 AM »

I cant wait to see it on a live model...I'm fascinated by Egypt myself.

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her." Agatha Christie
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2008 05:13:19 PM »

We didn't have a live model show, unfortunately, just a static on - sorry to disappoint you, guys.  Cry
If it fit around my bottom properly, I'd use myself as a model, but oh well!

Here's some shot from tonight.

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Those curvy darts = heartbreakers. I hated them so much!

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It's not the most super-est of dresses... but it's mine and I'm proud.  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2008 09:21:54 PM »

love it.

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