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1/30/10 0:15 AM
Wow!! That is a great dress..and it looks so sharp with th bolero!
1/30/10 0:27 AM
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1/30/10 0:45 AM
Gorgeous dress and it looks great on you!
1/30/10 0:50 AM
I LOVE and adore the fabric you used. It is hard to explain until you see and feel it in person. Gorgeous!
1/30/10 1:07 AM
Beautiful dress - thanks for the great review!
1/30/10 1:49 AM
you look so much better than the model. Your version would make me buy the pattern, THIER model would not!!
1/30/10 2:15 AM
Mahler, this is a gorgeous dress, and it fits you so perfectly! I thoroughly enjoyed your review. It is also nice to know that the English instructions for Burda aren't the only instructions that are hard to understand. Even with the incomprehensible instructions, you have made such a wonderful dress.
1/30/10 2:36 AM
1/30/10 2:45 AM
I want your figure and this dress and an event to wear it to.... in my next life! Fabulous and I enjoyed your review.
1/30/10 3:04 AM
I always love to see your creations because you know what suits you, and you provide so many delightful details about the fabric, or the pattern, or your reasons for making particular design decisions. An elegant dress on you, and wonderful styling with the almost invisible bolero and the stunning jewellery. Bravo!
1/30/10 3:42 AM
Beautiful! much more elegant than the burda version! and the fabric looks gorgeous!
1/30/10 3:55 AM
Very pretty! Love the fabric.
1/30/10 5:44 AM
Excellent review and beautiful dress! That neckline is gorgeous and I'd overlooked it in the magazine because of that big flower!
1/30/10 5:57 AM
Claire in Montreal
Absolutely beautiful !
1/30/10 6:42 AM
Perfectly chic! Will you tell us the pattern number of the Vogue bolero?
1/30/10 7:26 AM
1/30/10 7:42 AM
Denise L Perry
Absolutely stunning! Thank you for a wonderful review!
1/30/10 8:19 AM
Rhonda in Montreal
A wonderful, helpful & funny review--as usual!! You look m-a-r-v-e-l-o-u-s, cherie!! ;)
1/30/10 8:38 AM
Stunning dress. I love it with the jacket and the beautiful jewelry. Well done!
1/30/10 9:31 AM
Talk about your dream LBD - this it in spades. Simple - elegant and you look marvellous as always - great review
1/30/10 9:34 AM
It's a lovely dress and looks great on you. You may not be totally happy with the fit, but it fits you better than the model. Susan Khalje wrote an article in Threads several years ago about using boning in other than strapless tops. One example was precisely like your wide neckline. It keeps it flat and close to your body.
1/30/10 9:37 AM
You look amazing. Thanks for the tip on the godets.
1/30/10 9:56 AM
Thank you Nancy, this is such a great tip. I will look for it. Thank you for the wonderful comments, this site is such an inspiration.
1/30/10 9:58 AM
1/30/10 10:05 AM
You look fantastic in this dress. I love the neckline on you.
1/30/10 10:34 AM
Gorgeous dress! I agree with Nancy K that your dress fits you better than the model's dress fits her. I so enjoyed your very, very helpful review! You photograph beautifully, by the way, so I am certain that you look gorgeous and elegant on video, as well. I am inspired by your successful project!
1/30/10 10:52 AM
Ooh la la, you look so fine and fabulous in this dress! Where have you been all this time? I enjoyed your fun and informative review. Definitely glamour, fame, and admiration is on YOUR side, yes it is, yes it is!
1/30/10 11:11 AM
Love the dress. It is beautiful. I thought your review was very humourous. Loved it!
1/30/10 11:25 AM
Wow, there's a great dress hiding under that awful shoulder flouf that Burda shows! It looks fabulous...nice paring with the Vogue shrug, too. They look meant for each other. ;)
1/30/10 11:40 AM
So classy! (aaarrgh, I don't have this issue of Burda mag :-(
1/30/10 11:42 AM
Absolutely stunning dress!
1/30/10 11:46 AM
J'adore cette petite robe noire!!! Seriously, you are so sexy and elegant in this! Your fabric is wonderful and I just love the neckline. Très chic et très classe.
1/30/10 12:33 PM
You look so glamorous! What a lovely dress. Your review is excellent, as always.
1/30/10 12:37 PM
Stunning dress, the square neckline on this is so pretty.
1/30/10 1:04 PM
MelissaB in WA
What a classy dress! It will be a workhorse LBD for you. :-)
1/30/10 2:10 PM
WOW, Anne-Marie, you are truly stunning in this little confection that you've concocted. I love the "go with the flow fashion" of the godets only at the sides. I like it BETTER this way. The bolero is the perfect addition, as is your dad's necklace that he gave you. I hope you have LOTS of occasions to wear this dress, and I KNOW you can find a way to dress it down a bit if necessary, so you CAN wear it LOTS AND LOTS! :o) Mucho Love-isimo to you. :o)
1/30/10 2:12 PM
Stunning and classy!
1/30/10 3:22 PM
The dress is super nice, but I'm so jealous that you got to sit next to Gregory Charles!!! I bet he loved your dress...
1/30/10 5:04 PM
Peter in NYC
Stunning dress and a great review. Love all the photos.
1/30/10 5:20 PM
"bla bla cheri" -- ha ha cherie! Loved the review and the dress is utterly gorgeous. Très élégant.
1/30/10 8:10 PM
As usual, your dress is fabulous and you look fabulous in it!
1/30/10 8:16 PM
Congratulations on your second place! The dress, however is the grand prize! Gorgeous, chic, classic all wrapped in one. Great job.
1/30/10 10:00 PM
This looks INCREDIBLE on you. The neckline and unusual armhole are so flattering, and the bolero is perfect on top. I think having the godets only in the side seams was a brilliant mistake! It gives such a sleek silhouette. I love that fabric (and the necklace, too). Was your son pleased with the result? He's got a good eye for fashion! I like both his pattern choices. This is so beautiful and so chic and I love all the pictures. Congratulations to you and your students on the prize!
1/31/10 1:59 PM
Janie, my son was very pleased with the final result. He stated that THIS is a real cocktail dress.
1/31/10 5:32 PM
That's so sweet. You might have a budding designer there!
1/31/10 7:53 PM
I think I have a budding architect. For the 7 years he has been drawin only buildings and for the past 5 years or so he reads only architecture books. In march 2011 we are going to Barcelona to see all Gaudi's building, his wish.
1/31/10 8:55 PM
1/31/10 11:13 PM
Beautiful LBD! Wow, great work!
2/1/10 3:52 AM
How fascinating, Anne-Marie! Gaudi's work is wonderful; such a free imagination.
2/1/10 9:47 AM
Très chic, n'est-ce pas?!
2/1/10 4:55 PM
Your review is fantastic! And... you look fabulous in that dress! Also, with not being able to read the instructions and with all the alterations, you are also a fantastic seamstress!
2/11/10 12:35 PM
I love love love this dress!
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