Radical Self-Reliance: High-collar coat

April 30, 2013 at 10:49 pm
Burda high collar coat pattern

    Another good one (at least potentially good) pattern from Burda Style.

Radical Self-Reliance: Crossover Coat – BurdaStyle.com

March 12, 2013 at 9:23 pm

  Coat pattern along the same lines as yesterdays feature on Vivienne Tam. Crossover Coat 09/2010 #120 – Sewing Patterns | BurdaStyle.com.

Fast Forward: Osman FW2013

February 18, 2013 at 2:49 pm
Osman AW2013 05

Oooooh!  Osman has been flying below my radar.  Thanks to Ballerina Boots for the tip off and to Style.com for the pics.  I am a SUCKER for white.  A clean white look makes anyone look like they stepped off the the Tantive IV.  I like the restrained use of draping, asymmetry, strategic transparency, metallics, unusual necklines, fur (unfortunately this looks like real fur, I only support fake fur or nutria, when dispatched humanely of course), and what […]

Rosie the Raver’s bucket list

November 30, 2012 at 11:14 pm
Kitchen Orange top blue

Alright.  So the post on SWEAR Alternative is gonna be epic.  It’s taking some time to pull everything together.  I think I’ll have to do an individual post on each model.  Currently I have HUNDREDS of pics that I’m trying to organize, I still have a few more resources I need to datamine, plus I need to try and track down the original designers, if at all possible.  I also have to work on a […]