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A Dress Design for Organic Cotton Eyelet Fabric

I’ve been thinking about the organic cotton eyelet fabric (below) that was used in a shirt from Aventura Clothing in a previous post.

Eyelet Fabric in Remi Organic Cotton Shirt from Aventura Clothing

It inspired me to draw this sketch of a dress that would play up the rows of eyelets that make up this pretty material. Would you buy this from Aventura Clothing if they made it?

Bouclé San Francisco Eyelet Dress Design


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An Oscars-Night Dress Designed to Last a Lifetime

Sandra Bullock (Photo by Jason Merritt - Getty Images via the Washington Post)

There was something very timeless about the Marchesa dress Sandra Bullock chose for the Oscars tonight. Thanks in no small part to the gown, the Washington Post said she “personified Hollywood glam,” and I couldn’t agree more. Shimmery fabric draped in a classic silhouette struck the right chord, epitomizing heirloom design.

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