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Posted on:12/13/08 6:49 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 11 people   
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slmstyle said... (5/30/11 4:07 AM) Reply
Gorgeous dress, I love the retro vintage look. Very nice work!
Jewelia14 said... (9/3/09 3:37 PM) Reply
Love the fur collar. What a great addition. Beautiful!
Bonnie123 said... (6/16/09 10:23 AM) Reply
...very classy.
lovenicky said... (12/15/08 11:13 PM) Reply
What a fabulous dress! You can go to any party or dressy function with this dress. So glamorous!
Vivienne said... (12/15/08 1:06 PM) Reply
Gorgeous dress for a Frank Sinatra party! I love the fact that you have obviously recently travelled with your sewing machine!
Athene said... (12/14/08 10:55 PM) Reply
Love your dress. It reminds me of the beautiful women in the old James Bond movies - a definite hit at a party.
Kelly D. said... (12/14/08 9:38 PM) Reply
Ooh la la! This is the Audrey-est dress I've seen in a long time. Would have won the Project Runway Fashion Icon challenge if you'd had Audrey Hepburn as your icon! Lovely.
Rhoda K said... (12/14/08 8:50 PM) Reply
Mufffet said... (12/14/08 8:08 PM) Reply
That is just magnificent. No other word will do - the fabric is rich and just a treat to see. The collar is - very very. I am taken back to senior prom dress. Also fitted, also brocade, same style, same length, made by my fur though but WOW...what a trip down memory lane.
nellc said... (12/14/08 6:12 PM) Reply
Very glamorous, I love the fur on the collar.
carolynw said... (12/14/08 10:20 AM) Reply
Fabulous dress!! Looks very haute couture
Beek said... (12/14/08 9:59 AM) Reply
Don't you love to dress like this? Women in that era certainly put more effort in the way they looked! Your dress is fabulous. Truly cool!
LuceLu said... (12/14/08 8:24 AM) Reply
I like your constructino details and the dress is utterly spot on for your Sinatra party. I've been watching TCM all weekend -- it would fit in on the "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes"-- I could see Jane Russell in this.
Sharon1952 said... (12/14/08 8:07 AM) Reply
This reminds me of my 1958 Barbie! It is gorgeous. It may be faux- but it sure looks like a million dollars.
hongkongshopper said... (12/14/08 6:35 AM) Reply
How lovely!
Sheila457 said... (12/14/08 5:27 AM) Reply
WoW! The dress is gorgeous.
Dmd4106 said... (12/14/08 4:25 AM) Reply
Very glamourous! Collar is a nice touch. Quite fitting for a "Sinatra" party. Thanks for posting review.
Nancywin said... (12/14/08 1:33 AM) Reply
Great looking dress. I like the fur collar too.
Tricia Plummer said... (12/14/08 0:53 AM) Reply
cdi9c--What a beautiful dress. Very eye-catching. It fits right in with a "Frank Sinatra" party!
Heidi Ho said... (12/14/08 0:34 AM) Reply
Very cool dress!!!
Erica B. said... (12/13/08 10:20 PM) Reply
That dress is so gorgeous! Looks like it's right out of the wardrobe room for "Mad Men"!
Amanda S. said... (12/13/08 10:04 PM) Reply
Great collar! I always swoon over the brocades but never know what to do with them. You made very good use of yours in this stunning dress.
KateS said... (12/13/08 9:19 PM) Reply
Very cool! Love the fabric and a fantastic finish! The shape reminds me of an Audrey Hepburn dress.
sewbehind said... (12/13/08 7:26 PM) Reply
Sigh....That is beautiful.
sewtime said... (12/13/08 7:23 PM) Reply
WOW!!! Beautifully stunning!!!
Patti B said... (12/13/08 7:07 PM) Reply
That is a stunning, retro dress! Lovely job.
HLT said... (12/13/08 7:05 PM) Reply
Nice touch with the fur collar!! Very modern Dr. Zhivago. Really Nice.
Re Becca said... (12/13/08 6:56 PM) Reply
That looks Fabulous! I love the fur collar. The color matches the fabric perfectly!
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