Monday, November 8, 2010

Cowl neck top – snoop shopping

Snoop shopping on the internet I found this top. The brand is Robbi & Nikki and I simply love the style, the color is a lovely grey, but the price is a bit high at $175. I must remember this one for spring/summer, this is too cold now and needs to be worn on its own. Or perhaps I should add sleeves.

 

 

12 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for sharing your snoop shopping as well. These knit tops are so inspiring.

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  2. Thanks for the closeup of the lace
    detail. Had I not seen it, I'm sure
    I would have assumed it was done by
    some magical ready-to-wear fabric
    manufacturing method. It's a
    beautiful color.

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  3. This is absolutely gorgeous. Can't wait to see your copy.

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  4. I like this cowl drape, in fact i fell in love with it when i first saw it on little girl's dress and decided to knock-off for my Darling Daughter.

    Made her a satin gown in which i have added this cowl drape using draping technique, i had earlier pattern drafted cowl neck and this was my first attempt at draping cowl.
    For those interested check it out here

    http://adithisammasews.blogspot.com/2010/10/navarathri-action-shot-day-3-tutorial.html

    It is one of my 9 new dresses for my DD for Navarathri, a 9 day festival in India

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  5. Oh I'm shocked! http://www.burdastyle.de/schnittmuster/easyfashion/shirt-geraffte-schultern_pid_84_4366.html Maybe E5 and half an hour :-).. Really, you won't be able to tell the difference..

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  6. Beautiful cowl drape and I love the touch of lace. Thank you for the inspiration!

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  7. gorgeous blouse! I'm interested in your lingerie sewalong - could you contact me
    Marciae39@gmail.com

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  8. I really like this top. Although, for me I would like to see it have a little longer cap style or even a 3/4 sleeve. It would be great to wear under sweaters and jackets for fall, don't you think?

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  9. Oh and I really like that the drapes of the cowl start out as pleats at the shoulder. Would make it fall more consistently wouldn't it.

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  10. Dorothy, thank you for bringing this old post/idea back to my mind. It would really be lovely with sleeves and I should try it. Though wearing it under a jacjet might be too much for the collar. It would depend on the neckline of the jacket.

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