Selfmade dress. Trousers, Acne Studios. Shoes, The Row.
This is the first dress I made that I actually still wear every now and then. I wore it to my first Elle gala in I think 2009 (!) and I really love the contrast between the simple cotton fabric and tailored draping of the dress. Can’t wait for spring when I’ll wear it just like in the pictures above.
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