Friday, August 07, 2009

What is old can be new again...

This 1890's ensemble, bought at an auction, cried out to be refashioned for this millenium. This creative bride's personality was a perfect match for this dress. Here are the original three pieces, before we began:





and what we created:




Sometimes the vintage dream just won't conform to the woman's body. That is what extreme alterations are for! The addition of a shaped back panel of matching black silk gave this vintage store find a new life.



Check out this great little 1950's dress on the bridesmaid...


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1 comment:

  1. Mimi, thank you for showing these brides recently. Each one is beautiful and unique. It is wonderful to see how each vision was able to be made into reality.

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