Because sundresses are generally casual in nature -- with lightweight, breathable fabric in arm-bearing styles -- your best bets are wedges, ballet flats, gladiator or T-strap sandals or slip-on canvas sneakers. Now your outfit looks like it each piece was chosen with intention, rather than just thrown together. Patrick's Day on March 17, in a dark green Emilia Wickstead dress. Take a little black dress and add a spiky necklace and metallic heels, and voila — you've taken your look from nondescript to edgy urban chic. You can also play with your hairstyle to stand out.
It looks crooked to me as I tried to keep the same number of stitches around. My first attempt at making the chevron stitches looked better but the skirt portion would have ended up way to big for a little baby when you increase every row. Thanks for the compliment. I don't see "crockedness" either.
Hello missro, Thank you so much for the nice compliment. I spend more time pulling out stitches than doing them. I seem to always find fault with something I am making. I do appreciate the feedback that all of the nice folks on this forum such as yourself that take the time to reply or make a comment. I think it helps all of us to make this the best forum with encouragement and helping others.
Originally Posted by spoula. Hello everyone, I made this stripe chevron baby dress for my new great niece. Originally Posted by heidi Dear Spoola, You did it again!!! Although I don't know how you always manage to pull it off Without!!! I guess that I haven't made enough clothes yet to figure it out on my own. Some things I can do, but not clothes.
As Always, I love your work. Beautiful dress and headband - and no pattern?!! Hi Nova55, Thanks so much for your reply I like Kudos. Have you started clothes for Arthur and his new friends yet? I've also finished my version of the Metro Kerchief which I'll discuss in my next blog post. I'm currently working on two wraps using up some stash! O'Middleton The Duchess celebrated St. Patrick's Day on March 17, in a dark green Emilia Wickstead dress.
She took part in a parade and presented shamrocks to the Irish Guards at Aldershot Barracks as part of her official events. She wore a grey sweater and coral jeans—which saw a boost in sales immediately after her appearance in them—on the field. Designed by LK Bennett, Middleton's jacket and dress reportedly sold out shortly after her appearance in them.
The Duchess completed her look with a black fascinator and Epsiode pumps. All three women wore blue, with Middleton choosing a cornflower Missoni coat. Flying Solo On Feb. With Prince William away on military duty, the appearance marked Middleton's first solo official engagement as a royal. Matching Mates On Dec.
Both royals wore Wellington boots to watch Prince William play in a soccer match. She has stepped out several times in designs by the label, most famously choosing Sarah Burton to create her elaborate wedding gown. James's Palace in London on Nov. Going Solo in Silver Middleton hosted her first official solo engagement on Oct. The dress wraps at the waist, which has become a hallmark of Middleton's most-talked-about outfits, including the blue Issa dress she wore to announce her engagement. A Predictable Princess Middleton stepped out on Sept.
Her choice of a basic shift in a neutral color was unsurprising and to be expected for a young royal who has been in princess boot camp. Though the dress was low-key, she accessorized the ensemble with a large hat adorned with flowers. The couple were in California as part of their first North American tour. Princess in Profile Middleton picked a knit top and white skirt for a reception in Santa Barbara, Calif. The ceremony marked the launch of Tusk Trust's U.
Prince William is a royal patron of the trust, which supports development projects across Africa. Prince William scored four goals during the match, helping his team, Royal Salute, win the tournament.
The Belgian-American designer is famous for creating the iconic wrap dress. Lady in Red On the final day of the Canadian leg of her North American tour, Middleton chose a red suit set, adorned with a maple-leaf brooch. The silver accessory and red outfit were a tribute to Canada's flag. She looked all-American in her cowboy hat, boots and bold belt buckle. The color was a surprising choice for Middleton, who typically sticks to navy and neutrals.
Kate Middleton can wear them, but can you imagine the current Queen in jeans? Another Casual Turn Middleton wore a button-down shirt, skinny jeans and flats to board a seaplane for Blachford Lake on July 5, In a departure from her usual style, she went casual in a black track suit and pants.
In the Trenches The Duchess wore a navy blue trench coat, accessorized with a red scarf, on July 4, , in Charlottetown, Canada. Her appearance in a beige Burberry trench coat in led the jacket to sell out in stores immediately.
The label, now designed by Sarah Burton, has emerged as one of the future Queen's favorite designers.
She wore a sleeveless Joseph shift for the occasion. The designer was one of Princess Diana's favorites. She famously wore a navy blue Issa dress, which had a similar silhouette, to announce her engagement to Prince William on Nov. She accessorized with a red maple-leaf fascinator and maple-leaf brooch. Lovely in Lace The Duchess arrived in Ottawa on June 30, , in another navy blue dress, but pinned part of her hair back for a new look.
The trip marked her first international travel as a royal. Nearly two months earlier, she stood in the same location in her Alexander McQueen wedding gown.
Easy Elegance Middleton chose a black-and-white shift for a friend's wedding in Lambourn, England, on June 11, The dress, made by the same designer of her engagement-portrait frock, sold out in the U. Photographers snapped this image as the couple left Buckingham Palace to board a helicopter. Alexander McQueen, Round 2 For her evening wedding reception, Middleton chose a Sarah Burton—designed gown with a sweetheart neckline similar to that of her Westminster Abbey dress but without the lace overlay.
She accessorized the ensemble, which looked to be the shell of her wedding gown, with a diamond waistband and a matching white cardigan. The jacket, like many of Middleton's clothing pieces, sold out online within a day of her appearance in it.
The Lady in Red Middleton wore red on Feb. Andrew's University, where they met. High Fashion The future royal opted for another trench, this time in black, to meet New Zealand's high commissioner, Derek Leask, on Feb.
Middleton's Official Style In her first official royal duty after the announcement of her engagement to Prince William, Middleton wore a coat with a classic silhouette, accessorized by a feather headpiece. Fashion in Black and White For her first public outing post-engagement — a visit to the Thursford Collection in Norfolk — Middleton steered clear of any potential controversy in a simple black and white dress worn under a black blazer.
Blue Beauty, Take Two A month before she would wear that other famous blue dress, Middleton picked a sapphire shift to wear to a friend's wedding in Cheltenham, England, on Oct.
George's Chapel on June 16, Slope Style She may be a future princess, but Middleton's no priss. On holiday in Switzerland, she hit the slopes in a puffy ski jacket and pants. Casual Kate Before her high-fashion transformation, Middleton kept it casual. She and Prince William had reportedly broken up at this point.
Lovely in Lace Middleton chose a light pink shift with lace overlay for a book-launch party in London on May 14, Dressing Down Middleton picked an informal blue blazer and flowy skirt for the final day of horse racing at the Cheltenham Festival on March 16,
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