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Date: 11/5/12 6:29 AM

Please excuse me if this is not the right match for the question, but....
Last Friday (or Saturday) I saw one of the early morning news women wearing a beautifully detailed dress of royal blue. The top had vertical pleats/tucks on one side only with longer capped sleeves.
It was simple, tasteful, and chic.
Did anyone else notice this and do you have any ideas of a pattern for something like this?
Thanks so much,
Cathy

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Date: 11/5/12 7:09 AM

Quote: Cathyaw
Last Friday (or Saturday) I saw one of the early morning news women wearing a beautifully detailed dress of royal blue. The top had vertical pleats/tucks on one side only with longer capped sleeves.

Do you recall which morning show that was? I know the members in the US can access rebroadcasts of the shows online (whereas the non-US usually cannot, boooh!)

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Date: 11/5/12 9:46 AM

Gee, maybe CBS?!

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Date: 11/5/12 10:52 AM

That's been a pretty common design element for a few years. Have you looked for it on Vogue's site?

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Date: 11/5/12 11:54 AM

Could it be like this one?

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Date: 11/6/12 4:27 AM

I have seen what I think you are talking about on a few newscasters. I do recall a lovely blue one. The bodice appears not to have any darts and the fabric bulk is instead pleated into the neckline at one side. I have also seen it sometimes evenly pleated across the entire neckline.
It is an attractive look.

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Date: 11/6/12 6:02 AM

Thanks, Sandy. It was deceptively charming.

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