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If I had $1800 that had to be spent on one item of clothing [Dec. 7th, 2007|05:20 pm]
Lanette
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It would be this.

However, I may be able to use the "lace up sleeve" idea in the future when I get a corset made if I ask the corset maker. Batwing coverage is a good thing.
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[User Picture]From: specsafety
2007-12-08 01:22 am (UTC)

You would look WONDERFUL in that...

Do you have any seamstress friends???? You have to have this!!
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[User Picture]From: door
2007-12-08 01:39 am (UTC)
Ooh, that's pretty! I have a red tunic I got at Hot Topic a few years back that has laced sleeves. It's one of my favorite articles of clothing.
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[User Picture]From: gonzy317
2007-12-08 01:41 am (UTC)
That is the most amazing dress I've ever seen... GORGEOUS. I want one. :) You would look absolutely incredible in this, and I highly recommend you find $1800, STAT. :)
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[User Picture]From: ebullientjenn
2007-12-08 02:52 am (UTC)
*droool*

Princess! And for some reason, this deserves the wedding icon!
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[User Picture]From: dkstwin
2007-12-08 06:22 am (UTC)
Simply stunning, makes me wanna run out and club the first cute guy I see and drag him off to get married just so I can wear it.
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[User Picture]From: the_tatyana
2007-12-08 03:32 pm (UTC)
I hate to be adding to your clothing *crack* but have you ever looked here?

http://www.azacdesigns.com/

I know batty (the designer) personally, and she definitely does some very quality work.

Enjoy!
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[User Picture]From: shonao
2007-12-08 06:57 pm (UTC)
OMG!! I've never seen anyone else with MY SHOES before!!
http://www.azacdesign.com/items/ready-to-wear-corsets/overbust-hourglass-corset-obhg-detail.htm

hehehehehe....after surgery and I get stable, I am SOOOOOO shopping with this chick!

*drool*
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[User Picture]From: the_tatyana
2007-12-09 05:31 am (UTC)
My plan as well - Convergence 14, watch out!!!
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[User Picture]From: shonao
2007-12-08 06:52 pm (UTC)
I have a gf that makes a lot of my dresses for SCA, and also makes wedding dresses and such...she made one similar to this recently, and ironically I actually have that butterfly material ;)

You can have any reputable and talented seamstress/dressmaker/whatever they wanna be called to make this for you at a fraction of the cost. $1800 be damned!
Truely the most expensive aspect of any wedding dress is actually just the fabric. :)

I think you should totally have one made...though maybe attach the sleeves to the corset or something? Because in one pic the space between sleeve and corsett top makes the model look like she has extra skin issues under the arms!

It is beautiful :)

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[User Picture]From: starrynytes4me
2007-12-08 07:32 pm (UTC)
Quality corsetry is expensive because of the time it takes and the supplies. It also takes talent to make a great fitting corset for someone with a 12" difference between their bust, waist, and hips (seriously). I will ALWAYS be willing to pay more for a corset made by someone with talent (I've had enough of them to be able to tell the difference).

Man I LOVE me some corsets.
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[User Picture]From: enchant
2007-12-08 08:55 pm (UTC)
funny, I almost posted that same link! loved that dress and site.

makes me want to get married...

:)

and i lust for corsets... lusty one
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[User Picture]From: shonao
2007-12-09 04:29 am (UTC)
That is why I appreciate Amy...she's one of those "mutants" that can look at something and somene and whip out a perfect pattern. Disgusting!
For a very plain, just workhorse-type of corset is about $80. Get more decorative, and obviously the cost goes up with time and intracasies....

But then, I don't need a pretty corsett under an Elizabethan gown! *laugh*
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[User Picture]From: dreadcptflint
2007-12-08 11:59 pm (UTC)
Good color combos however the execution could be better. The lines were not straight in a few of the pieces and you could see bunching. I think that you could do better by going to a professional and not a hobbyist.
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[User Picture]From: breakingglass
2007-12-09 04:19 pm (UTC)
"Batwing coverage is a good thing." Amen to that!!
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