Wearing: Orchid Whisper

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

(KRISTINA J. Orchid Whisper Dress handworked by me, J.CREW bouquet sash, Payless Wedges)



I walked into TJMaxx to look at the toys with my children,
when saw a sack dress made out of the most beautiful fabric
hovering in the corner of my eye.
I think I might have actually lost my breath for a second.
I knew instantly I'd have to use it, so I grabbed the XXL just to make sure I'd have enough fabric, reworked it and voila!!!!....
the little Orchid Whisper dress (which I love, by the way).
It's looks all demure and delicate, but it's tough enough to go the distance of the day, and for me, that's a must.

10 comments:

  1. I love this dress! The love the details... neckline, texture and ruffle hem - you are awesome!

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  2. I am continually amazed by your talent. This is truly stunning and such an inventive use of a ready-to-wear piece.

    Where are these pictures taken? I love the setting!

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  3. So, beautiful, Kristina! You're so skilled! I'm super impressed!

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  4. That dress is fantastic on you! I wish I had the skills to rework anything, unfortunately I can just barely sew a button!

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  5. Thanks all...pictures taken at just another section of train track...

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  6. i can't believe you did all that. really you have some talent and vision! please share!

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  7. You are so talented Kristina. Another fabulous dress which I'd love to have in my own closet. The belt and shoes are a perfect match with the dress. Those must be some of the nicest Payless shoes I've ever seen. This colage of photos is great too, especially the 3rd & 4th pic. Your pictures always look like postcards, who shoots them and what special effects do you use for them, please let me know?

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  8. Gorgeous!! I'm super curious about your reworking process, the before pictures, etc- if it's not top secret!

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  9. Super cute! Love how you accessorized with black to keep all of the white from looking *too* sweet.

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