Charity Shop Chic

This incredible dress was worn by Natalie Portman at the Oscars 2012. It’s actually 1954 Dior Couture. Isn’t it a stunning retro look? Want to see if I can make my own version using recycled materials? I bought this red-with-black-polka-dot polyester dress in a charity shop in the US a few months back….. …and turned [...]

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Hi everyone, I’m new to We Sew Retro (having been an occasional contributor to the old site). My blog focuses on refashioning, but I’d love to share some of my more retro-influenced projects with you. I thought you might like to see this dress I made a while back in the style of Grace Kelly. [...]

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