Thursday, June 12, 2008

I wear what I sew (2)

Past week I took more pictures of the clothes I wear. For the complete idea I start with the outfit that was already described last week.

Wednesday Wear what I sew 002 Wear what I sew 008 wear 002
Jalie 2449 RTW blouse Origami blouse BWOF 03-2007-113
BWOF 02-2007-109 linen pants, copy of rtw Vogue pants 2896 rtw jeans
wear 005 blouse 002 IMG_2822  
Jalie 2788 RTW top BWOF 05-2008-121  
Vogue 7856 skirt made by me, few years ago, pattern unknown    

Of 6 bottoms and 6 tops and 1 dress, 3 are RTW, that make 77%  clothes that are sewn by me. I do think this give a good impression of what I wear. More skirts/dress than I thought, but that's mostly summer season. Generally I think of myself as always wearing pants.
Apart from the jeans all bottoms are made by me, as those are so incredible difficult to buy with the big size difference I have.

Some clothes I wore to business appointments (no. 3, 6 and 7) one set (no. 5) I will not wear in this combination again. This was just a weekend/at home combination, but not good.

As I mostly work from home, most of my clothes are rather casual, and even for business appointments it's not really neccessary to be dressed formally. I could have gone to a business appointment in set no. 1 or 2 without problem. As I wear jeans regularly enough, I never wear jeans to whatever appointment I have.

10 comments:

  1. 77% is pretty impressive. Of all the outfits, I must say I like #6 the best. It's very flattering on you. You should wear tops in that length regularly.

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  2. Casual but very well thought out! And the pictures don't enhance the little details on the clothes you've made for yourself! Anyone who'd know a little something about sewing would note that right away!

    Of course my favorite is the last dress :))

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  3. Everything looks great. I LOVE the last dress!!!

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  4. Very nice! I like the top row pictures the best.

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  5. Ditto what Adrienne said!

    I'm shocked that only 3 RTW garments put you at 77%. I skipped the math the week I did this but will go back work out the numbers. Before I read that I was thinking you were at about 98%! Of course, the numbers aren't that important, it's the fun of wearing your own original garments, right?

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  6. What a great idea to post what you wear in a week! You have some great outfits and that 77% is a great number as well.

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  7. That is fun to see! I need to try this one week. I usually wear a top made by me, but in the cool months I usually wear RTW jeans. Summer is different tho because I wear more dresses and skirts I made.

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  8. 77% isn't bad at all! You have some very unique, interesting clothes and they fit - the great side benefit of making your own garments! My favs are 1,3,6,and 7.

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  9. Sigrid, all this clothing is very well ... my favorites are 2 (casual but elegant) and 7 (very modern and for any occasion). best wishes. Paco

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  10. Lucky I didn't do this last week as I had mostly RTW! I like the number 5 combo - the white skirt and the aqua top. And yet I am not fussed about no 6 that Paula prefers - I feel the top is a tad short. Shows we are all different :) But good job on so many sewn garments!!

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