Dress as a top- Old Navy, Skirt- Me Made, Jacket- Ralph Lauren via Thrift Store, Belt & Boots- Target, Earrings- World Market, Bangle- Vintage, Rummage Sale, Mocking Jay Pin- Gift
As soon as Colette released their newest pattern for ladies (don't even get me started on their new men's/unisex line. I died. So good!), Zinnia, I was elated. Literally the perfect skirt. At the time though I was a bit skint so I put it on my wishlist. To my surprise it arrived in my mailbox a few days later. My mom had also seen it and snapped it up right away. Yay!! There are so many fabrics I want to make this in but for my first one I chose a lovely Mustard Linen-Rayon blend.
|Attempting to demonstrate the spinability of this skirt, and failing.|
|I really feel like I should not that in nearly every single one of the photos I took I either looked wildly angry or was doing something weird with my hands...|
The skirt is definitely well suited for a beginner, but still fun for a more advanced seamstress. I love the shape and the cut, and the button placket.... I just love it. I keep dreaming up new fabrics to make this in. I found a grey wool that as soon as I can afford the $30 a yard (thank goodness for half off coupons!) I plan on pairing it with some real wooden buttons. And I want a navy, and a red, and a green, and a....
I also kinda dressed like Katniss. I have a weird habit of accidentally dressing like fictional characters, but this is probably one of my favourites. Truthfully, I'm really not opposed to dressing like someone from District 12 everyday.