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12 May 2010 @ 06:55 pm
80's Prom Dresses!  
So me and Graham will be attending an 80's prom later this month. So today I pulled out all of my crazy fabrics, tulles, and tights, and stared at them for some time before coming up with several different sketches. Trying to decide on which I like best, what do you guys think?




The first design is dark blue and bright pink, with a pink mesh/lace over the blue on the skirt.
The second is probably my favorite, with a black knit top and bright pink and black houndstooth. I also like this one because I want to make a headband and necklace out of the houndstooth, which was also help show that I actually made my outfit. ;D


Third design is my second favorite, I think the bright colors with the giant bows in the contrasting colors looks VERY 80's.
The last design is in shades of greens, out of very nice fabric left over from dresses I made for weddings, so it's actually porbably the most prom-like fabric out of all these.

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Lina: Personal-Hmmmchibi_plum on May 12th, 2010 11:07 pm (UTC)
I like the first and third, but I'm partial to the fabric for the second one.
Megan: Tony Starkkumagoro on May 13th, 2010 08:17 am (UTC)
My thoughts exactly.
The Amanda: -Kicked Off My Shoeskichara on May 13th, 2010 06:18 pm (UTC)
I've figured out how to combine the design of the third, but the fabric of the second. I'm pretty psyched. :D

BTW, me and Graham would like to see you sometime soon(along with Melissa and Brian)!
The Amanda: -Audrey Hepburnkichara on May 13th, 2010 06:13 pm (UTC)
I have come up with a good solution, and am going to do the third design, but with the houndstooth and a black casa satin! :D
Lina: Personal-RARWWWW!!!chibi_plum on May 13th, 2010 06:38 pm (UTC)
I LOVE YOU and I cannot wait to see this when it is complete. That is all.
Sasha: lady gagaayashii on May 13th, 2010 03:30 am (UTC)
Also voting 3rd design as best design!
The Amanda: -Pinkkichara on May 13th, 2010 06:16 pm (UTC)
Awesome, thanks~ Going to start on this today, I think, and post progress shots as I go along. :D
Maxfield Stanton: catspitmollyisacatlady on May 13th, 2010 02:33 pm (UTC)
Third design is best! My sister and I have much experience in the 80's prom category - if this is something to boast of, I am unsure.
The Amanda: -Chikichara on May 13th, 2010 06:17 pm (UTC)
Oh man I wish -I- had experience in the 80's prom category, that is TOTALLY worth boasting about! X3

Also, your icon is sort of awesome.
(Anonymous) on May 13th, 2010 06:27 pm (UTC)
I vote that you find shoes like these: http://cgi.ebay.com/GOLD-METALLIC-BOW-Vintage-80s-BALLERINA-FLATS-Shoes-8-5-/310160130236?cmd=ViewItem&pt=Vintage_Shoes&hash=item4836fc00bc and maybe some gold gloves to match, bahahaha.

I also have a ton of faux jewelry somewhere, if you wants to borrow. I bet I could find something purple.
Maxfield Stanton: piano catmollyisacatlady on May 13th, 2010 06:27 pm (UTC)
oh crap, that was me. XD
Laina Buglainabug on May 13th, 2010 06:08 pm (UTC)
3rd design seems the most 80's! I like the pink houndstooth fabric but the 2nd design doesn't really scream prom OR 80's to me. BIG SLEEVES AND/OR BIG BOWS REQUIRED.
The Amanda: <3 Glam.kichara on May 13th, 2010 06:14 pm (UTC)
I remembered this morning that I actually had a good amount of black casa left over from Hamel, so I'm going to use that and the pink houndstooth to make the third design. :D And yeah, big bows and sleeves are pretty important. I sort of hate sleeves in general though, so I opted for big bows instead. XD
floweryflowersfloweryflowers on May 13th, 2010 08:06 pm (UTC)
Third, third third!
frenchrikkufrenchrikku on May 15th, 2010 06:39 pm (UTC)
Third design, definitely. It is a prom. And agreed: bows are way 80's! Have fun! What's Graham wearing?
The Amanda: -Cats Don't Dance Has an Ideakichara on May 16th, 2010 04:22 am (UTC)
Graham wants to make something to match me, we've been thinking maybe a black vest with the lapels in pink houndstooth to match me. :)