I love this dress. Besides being a major sewing accomplishment (pattern regrading, full bust adjustment, hand picked zipper!) I love wearing it. It's such a girly silhouette and in this gingham, cutely preppy. With a sweater over it, I look like I'm ready for a summer clambake. I haven't gone to a clambake yet in this dress (not really the crowd I run with) but it has been to work a few times and a wedding rehearsal.
|Side/back view, the sleeve ruffles just so at the back.|
|Back. The back arguably shows a lot of back for work, but a sweater solves the too-much-skin issue.|
|If Lee had his way, I would style the sleeves like this every time I wear this dress.|