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As seen on the street (around fashion shows)
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Date: 7/29/12 3:22 PM

I was trolling Style.com the other day and here's what I saw in the European street style slide show.

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I know those prints so well because I use them to make boxer shorts. If anybody's wondering it's an 50112042504.1e' target='_blank'>Alexander Henry print.

I think it's a cute, fun little dress.
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Date: 7/29/12 4:20 PM

Great find! That quilting cotton made a sweet dress, although it looks like it's going to pop off any second. LOL Like how the dress itself sort of copied the clothing on the fabric, too.

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Date: 7/29/12 5:09 PM

That look on her face screams: "I'm keeping my top up by using the sheer force of my facial muscles."

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Date: 7/29/12 5:11 PM

Too funny! You know she can't raise her arms without a serious wardrobe malfunction.

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Date: 7/29/12 5:43 PM

LOL I was thinking the top is a modified Madonna cone thing...

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Date: 8/6/12 12:41 PM

:wow:

I made a dress out of a cowgirl Alexander Henry pin-up girl print just a couple months ago... review is right here. Sorry about the ridiculous iPad.

This may be the first time I've been ahead of anything remotely trendy.

Excuse me while I go find my jaw. It seems to have dropped to the floor.

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Date: 1/1/13 10:19 AM

I just saw your dress, and it is F-A-B! I love it. I have that fabric too, well I had it. I've wanted to make a dress from one of those prints myself but I can't find the right look for me, eventually, I suppose.

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Date: 1/1/13 12:41 PM

I made pj pants for my 61-year old dad out of the Alexander Henry fabric. I'm going to send him this pic. He will be so excited to be fashionable.

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Date: 1/3/13 7:55 PM

Interesting, this dress seems to have a lot of structure going on, maybe to make up for the lack of substance to the quilt cotton? Something to remember when making a dress with this fabric.

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