I’m a huge fan of the color blue. Until recently my all-encompassing passion has been frequently stymied by the whim of the industry dictating that RTW clothes be made in only the “trend color” and other coordinates to be worn with it. Well, nevermore, my friends. During my handmade wardrobe adventure over the last 18 months I’ve had the choice to eschew all lesser colors and pretty much have every item I want in blue. And choose I have.
This is the first time I’ve done the skirt with no pleats or gathering and it fits well and I think it’s cute but I prefer having the comfort of those extra few inches in the gathered version. I used this adorable bias tape my brother gave me for the hem, and did my very first kick pleat rather than the slit in the back.
For the top, I added 1.5cm length and used these cute painted wooden buttons on the back.
While I like the outfit as-is for work, I discovered this alternate style while I was messing around taking photos:
Aaah! I LOVE the fifties vibe that I get from tying up the back shirttails! Can’t wait to wear it to my next ladies night.