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BurdaStyle Magazine: 08-2007-105 (Collared knit top) thumbsup - Type:Tops    printable version
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zoe said...
I think you're right. The original pattern version is very flattering and elongating. Though the other does look good too; the effect of the more plunging neckline is noticeable ( and I normally fill in necklines, or raise them, myself).
1/30/12 11:39 PM
Deepika said...
Wow, lovely dress.
1/31/12 1:11 AM
Frogstitcher said...
I doubt the golf pro will notice your wink. Great job on both tops and thanks for doing a test by raising the neckline. I'm sure many of us were wondering if it were doable or not. I believe the neckline should plunge as Burda designed it. The truth is in the wearing comfort of your "as is" version.
1/31/12 10:36 AM
nicegirl said...
What a great dressy top! Thanks for the tip on travel suitability.
1/31/12 11:10 AM
yummymummy38 said...
Yes, the first top is more flattering. I have had this same thought about other plunging BS tops. IMO they need a camisole under for modesty, rather than the usual adjustment to raise the neckline, thanks for sharing and making us think...
2/1/12 7:34 AM
crisford said...
Beautiful top! I like the first version. Interesting, the 1.5 inch difference is surprisingly noticeable between the two.
2/3/12 1:26 PM
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