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Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 2899 (Guy Laroche Dress)

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Reviewed by:Erica B.

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Posted on:9/26/10 3:40 PM
Last Updated:10/12/10 5:49 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 18 people   
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Monica Ann said... (10/29/10 10:59 AM) Reply
You look AMAZING!!!! I love all the looks you created and ideas just from this one pattern. Of course your hubby likes it - who wouldn't?
Mufffet said... (10/28/10 4:21 PM) Reply
Absolutely awesomely fitted - this is what 40 should always look like and you look great!!! What a lovely dress!
ctirish said... (10/24/10 8:28 PM) Reply
Wow, gorgeous. You have an excellent eye for knowing the cut and shape that work for you. And then to create it with such precision - professional finish..
JillyBe said... (10/22/10 2:22 PM) Reply
Fantastic job on a beautiful dress!
rebija said... (10/20/10 10:53 PM) Reply
Mahler said... (10/20/10 1:37 PM) Reply
More then beautiful !!!!!!!!!
Erica B. said... (10/19/10 10:52 PM) Reply
Thanks a lot ladies!
CarolynGM said... (10/19/10 11:22 AM) Reply
Wow! Such glamour and class! I love all three looks. Kudos to your photographer.
AnneM said... (10/18/10 7:49 PM) Reply
Excellent dress, excellent style. This is a classic LBD: flexible yet statement making, and definitely not boring. It came out great also. I expect you just increased sales of that pattern.
4u2cme said... (10/16/10 5:31 PM) Reply
Great looking dress!!
UmaPreve said... (10/16/10 4:18 AM) Reply
This is such a gorgeous dress! Very very beautiful!
cloudyhn said... (10/14/10 8:20 PM) Reply
Gorgeous that's all I can say
AnitaJJ said... (10/14/10 5:48 PM) Reply
simply stunning!!
Erica B. said... (10/14/10 3:04 PM) Reply
Thanks Ladies!
Scheryka said... (10/14/10 10:55 AM) Reply
Absolutely stunning. I saw when you posted at first and was wondering why you weren't going to enter the LBD contest. I went out to find this pattern but couldn't. I might have to order offline. Great job and happy belated Birthday.
mz.choize said... (10/13/10 11:57 PM) Reply
Wow, this is gorgeous, I love the whole ensemble! Oh, and welcome to the 20/20 club lady!!
annie11 said... (10/13/10 11:23 AM) Reply
Erica, you are my hero:) Keep on inspiring us!
Nancy K said... (10/13/10 9:51 AM) Reply
It's pretty spectacular. YOu look wonderful in it and the versatility is really unexpected.
Paris75008 said... (10/13/10 9:26 AM) Reply
Wow! Absolutely gorgeous. I just love the daytime look. Really well put together and really well sewn. Belated happy 40th
Catbird said... (10/13/10 9:23 AM) Reply
I thought I had commented on this incredible dress the first time around, but I see that I slipped up, so I'm glad to get a second chance. Holy mackerel, Erica, this is off the charts. Amazingly gorgeous and perfectly suited to you. Look #3 kills me. I love it!
velosewer said... (10/13/10 7:07 AM) Reply
Nice work. It looks amazing.
Sarsez said... (10/13/10 6:19 AM) Reply
Your review nearly brought me to tears! Firstly because you have done a fabulous job on what is a fabulous dress and secondly because I too attempted to make this for my 40th birthday this August but it ended in a zipper snafu. Must finish it off...
Mazzygirl said... (10/13/10 6:02 AM) Reply
glad you listened to your many supporters & entered the competition - good luck! LOOOOOOOVE that orange fringed bag too BTW... As always, very glamourous, I swear you could wear a hessian sack & make it look classy! Love all your different looks - fantastic!
dingyadi said... (10/12/10 11:46 PM) Reply
What a STUNNING dress! You look fabulous in it. You always make the most gorgeous dresses, but this one is particularly stupendous!
sewtime said... (10/12/10 8:59 PM) Reply
Beautiful!!! Great looks!!
Paris75008 said... (10/12/10 7:08 PM) Reply
Simply superb. Love the daytime look, brilliant transformation!
Ruth Designs said... (10/11/10 11:48 PM) Reply
Very nice dress and it looks good on you!
JETrinity said... (10/8/10 4:51 PM) Reply
You look so super star in this dress. Happy 40th.
Ruth Designs said... (9/30/10 8:20 PM) Reply
Very nice dress, and it looks lovely on you.
gabrielle said... (9/29/10 9:08 AM) Reply
I'm late to the party, but I want to with you a belated happy birthday, and point out that clicking on that photo of you in that dress is *not* what I should've done while wearing sweats! Beautiful, glamorous dress; it suits you perfectly.
DorothyK said... (9/28/10 9:53 AM) Reply
Absolutely stunning. What a glamorous look for your 40th birthday. Well done!
Ciclista said... (9/28/10 9:32 AM) Reply
Girl - you so rock the house!! You look very elegant and stunning. Happy Birthday!
Annette1 said... (9/28/10 0:47 AM) Reply
ChristineX said... (9/28/10 0:43 AM) Reply
Erica B. said... (9/27/10 7:23 PM) Reply
Mazzygirl, I'll play around with it and see how it looks! LOL
Rhoda K said... (9/27/10 7:22 PM) Reply
Wow and ditto all the above is about all I can say. You got your knockout dress and glad you had a great 40th!
missyyz said... (9/27/10 7:20 PM) Reply
OMG. Love this dress on you. My 50th birthday is 10 days away, and I'm inclined to try this pattern ! Great work. Super stylish.
Mazzygirl said... (9/27/10 7:01 PM) Reply
Erica, are you kidding? a change of accessories & bam, it's a daytime dress! (I see it with brown leather strappy shoes, chunky bangles etc) Enter it, its perfect!
Erica B. said... (9/27/10 6:02 PM) Reply
Thanks ReginaLit! I didn't think this dress was applicable for the LBD contest. I don't see how this dress could possibly be worn for a daytime look as well.
ReginaLit said... (9/27/10 5:34 PM) Reply
Happy B-day!!! You look fabulous! Did you consider entering this in the LBD contest? With a nice jacket or knit cardigan the same as the knit used it could work for a day look.
valgal said... (9/27/10 5:06 PM) Reply
Simply gorgeous.
Linda S said... (9/27/10 12:57 PM) Reply
Really nice dress Erica.
GinormicaMG said... (9/27/10 12:54 PM) Reply
Happy Birthday and welcome to the fabulous at 40 club. As usual you did an awesome job. Thanks for keeping me motivated.
Kat B. said... (9/27/10 11:38 AM) Reply
You look fabulous in this dress! I love it! Now I am going to have to copy it, lol.
Auntie Allyn said... (9/27/10 10:58 AM) Reply
There is just nothing left to say but . . . magnificent!!! You rock that dress like no one else could! I may have to pick up this pattern myself (but I know I wouldn't wear it as well as you do).
marec said... (9/27/10 10:08 AM) Reply
What a beautiful dress on a beautiful woman. Happy Birthday!
Karine said... (9/27/10 9:33 AM) Reply
This is an amazing dress. I can understand why your husband likes it so much - you look stunning in it! The gathering at the neck into the collar piece is really unusual and a beautiful design.
Fran G said... (9/27/10 8:49 AM) Reply
Totally outdone yourself on this one! G-O-R-G-E-O-U-S!
Erica B. said... (9/27/10 8:14 AM) Reply
Thanks... especially for the birthday wishes. I had a great time!
becca a said... (9/27/10 7:17 AM) Reply
Stunning dress! Happy birthday.
Danvillegirl said... (9/27/10 5:32 AM) Reply
Gorgeous dress!
Aixoise said... (9/26/10 11:18 PM) Reply
Perfect dress for a milestone birthday. You keep getting better!
thirteenstitches said... (9/26/10 10:52 PM) Reply
That is a VERY SEXY dress and you wear it well!!! ; )
renren said... (9/26/10 10:44 PM) Reply
Beautiful and perfect in every way! Happy b-day!
pammieh said... (9/26/10 10:42 PM) Reply
Erika - as usual it's really stunning!
booran said... (9/26/10 10:35 PM) Reply
You look absolutely stunning in that dress - what a fantastic dress - Happy 40th Birthday
Sic said... (9/26/10 10:28 PM) Reply
Another gorgeous creation! The fit is impeccable!
carolynw said... (9/26/10 9:23 PM) Reply
Gorgeous dress and beautiful you!! No wonder hubby loved this outfit!!
Mermie said... (9/26/10 9:18 PM) Reply
You look gorgeous. I love that dress. You do beautiful work.
harmony758 said... (9/26/10 9:11 PM) Reply
This is stunning! Well done!
Wino said... (9/26/10 9:08 PM) Reply
Gorgeous dress! You look fantastic. Don't remember this pattern at all-very unique.
sewtime said... (9/26/10 8:51 PM) Reply
This is a "wow" dress, you look amazing!!
Rhonda in Montreal said... (9/26/10 7:41 PM) Reply
WOW!!! WOW!!! Goooo 40's!! Smart Husband, too ;)
AuntieShel said... (9/26/10 7:35 PM) Reply
Whoa!!! You are stunning in that gorgeous dress!!
janet said... (9/26/10 7:29 PM) Reply
VAVAVOOOM!!! You look fantastic in your gorgeous dress. I am in total awe of your great body and unbelievable sewing skills. Happy 40th and may there be many, many more.
Nancy Rhodes said... (9/26/10 7:09 PM) Reply
May I add, Happy Birthday! enjoy your special day... easy to see why your dh loves this dress.. you look fab and 40 must truly be the new 20!
Sweetiebop said... (9/26/10 6:52 PM) Reply
Fabulous just absolutely fabulous.
pittysmom101 said... (9/26/10 5:54 PM) Reply
Beautiful!!! Wow, that is the caliber of sewing I ASPIRE to...I agree, you don't look anywhere near a 16 in this dress. Very chic, now I'm off to read the blog....Hope it was a Happy Birthday!
Nancywin said... (9/26/10 5:52 PM) Reply
very sexy - beautiful dress
mhk3boys said... (9/26/10 5:40 PM) Reply
Very beautiful! Your sewing and the fit make it look so awesome!
drsue said... (9/26/10 5:33 PM) Reply
RadarRadiance said... (9/26/10 4:57 PM) Reply
Just beautiful, you and the dress! OH...Happy 40th!
rivergum said... (9/26/10 4:37 PM) Reply
Fabulous dress! But size 16? I can't believe it, you look fantastic, way better than the model. No wonder your husband loves it.
Mazzygirl said... (9/26/10 4:19 PM) Reply
Oh Erica, that is gorgeous! & it really looks fantastic on you too - Beautiful dress, I love every bit of it!
CBrushNew2Sewing said... (9/26/10 4:15 PM) Reply
You look AMAZING in this dress! This dress is so stunning. What a success. The photos on your blog are great - I liked seeing the stages of construction.
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