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BurdaStyle Magazine: 09-2008-114 (Versace knockoff dress) thumbsup - Type:Dresses    printable version
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Re Becca said...
That looks really cute on you
12/11/08 8:15 AM
Jatman said...
Thank you for the very detailed review - and the other links - like the burn chart!
12/11/08 8:18 AM
Michelle L said...
Beautiful dress, it looks fantastic! Thanks for such a detailed review.
12/11/08 8:48 AM
AuntieShel said...
Great looking dress!!
12/11/08 9:05 AM
blessedtosew said...
That is so pretty!! I love your supermodel pose.
12/11/08 10:44 AM
MichelleE said...
Mystery silk? Love the color, you did a great job and I like that you 'unpetited' it!
12/11/08 12:55 PM
michellep74 said...
Love it! What a great pairing of your silk find with the pattern!
12/11/08 1:07 PM
Vivienne said...
Habotai weave is my guess. Colour is gorgeous on you (and I love your grey tights).
12/11/08 2:05 PM
Elke said...
Very pretty on you! Great review and photos.
12/11/08 2:47 PM
Winifred said...
I was going to suggest Habutai and then I saw it already suggested ! Check it out ?
12/11/08 5:46 PM
fuzzygalore said...
Normally, to un-petite something you'd need to add height to the armhole as well. Might be that the fact that Burda thought it was a jumper saved you from armpit strangulation? The armhole was probably already lower than you'd have liked in a dress. Anyway, I'd call fabric that looked like that dupioni, if it was crisp. Raw silk is .. raw silk :-). Dupioni only has small shots of slubs. Raw silk is more coarsely woven, and usually not crisp, dupioni is.
12/12/08 2:08 PM
SoVintage said...
Great Review, BEAUTIFUL dress
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