Simplicity 4232

by livebird

in 1950s,1970s

The 1950s were all class. The 1970s were all clash. Let’s throw ‘em together and see what happens:

The pattern is Simplicity 4232 and the fabric is a startlingly loud printed corduroy. I love it to bits. And the two-era mashup will offend vintage pedants no end. Maybe their heads will explode. Tee hee.

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Emma O W April 26, 2011 at 12:56 am

It looks great!

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Adele April 26, 2011 at 4:17 am

I lurrrve it! Brown and gold is one of my favorite combos, its a gorgeous print.. I want it!

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Claire April 26, 2011 at 1:17 pm

Gorgeous – I always like your bold fabric choices :)

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Vicki April 26, 2011 at 4:42 pm

I love it. It is just genius in its combination of pattern and fabric congratulations.

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A.J.A. April 26, 2011 at 9:15 pm

I like the idea of mixing eras like that :) The dress is very pretty!

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