Spring '12 Collection: Shimmer Dune

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Shimmer Dune Dress

Some of my favorite family vacations involved riding dune buggies across the rolling slopes of sand dunes...where there is nothing but the sun shimmering off grains of sand.  While color is exciting, there's something equally intriguing about a monochromatic dress and I experimented with several different neutral colors to find the fabric that would let the bronze sequins take center stage. The linen materials used to build this dress are as natural as the sand they were meant to imitate and the end result feels so of the desert.  As far as the silhouette goes, my goal was to create a career dress that looked like it could have been bought at a fine store in 1963.  

What sort of occasion would you attend wearing the Shimmer Dune dress?

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11 comments:

  1. Another gorgeous elegant dress!!! I love the natural tones and the gold buttons are so darling.

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  2. Oh my goodness! I am just loving all your dresses! I love the vintage feel, with short sleeves, high neckline, and hitting below the knee. And the extra shimmer in this one is so fun!
    Have you decided how much you will be selling these for? :)

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  3. Absolutely BEAUTIFUL. I think this could be dressed up or down depending on the occasion - perfect with heels for a cocktail party, wedges for brunch, or flats and a casual denim jacket for daytime... I'm in love!

    <3 The Daily Dani

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  4. The color palette is beautiful, but I don't think I would buy this or the Bryce. Maybe I'm just not a fan of ensemble dresses. But I would be all over the Indus Valley dress all day! It would be great if you offered different silhouettes. You've done some killer makeovers (I've been a lurker of your blog for a while), and I'd love to see that variety in your collection.

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  5. Your dresses just keep getting more amazing!! This one is so stunning on you. I love seeing what new piece is posted every day :)

    http://confessionsoftheglitterati.blogspot.com/

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  6. visiting via Tatertots.... This is soooo beautiful!

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  7. Love it! Simple but with a little sparkle. This is a great dress that could be dressed up or down for any occasion. Keep them coming!

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  8. What a beautiful dress. Love the gold buttons and subtle shimmer...so pretty!!

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  9. Hi Kristina! I saw some of these photos on Pinterest and this collection is gorgeous. This dress would be perfect for a bride to wear to her own bridal shower. Or Sunday brunch and high tea. I love the sequin details.

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  10. very pretty dress and I adore your blog header.

    megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

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  11. I love this collection! Hope to see them somewhere I can purchase them someday. :)

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