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Life (read work) took the reign over my sewing plans, haven’t done much since my sneak peak picture, except for partially assembling the lining. And what does one do when spending long hours at a computer screen? As a break some virtual shopping and getting inspiration. I love the lines of this jacket by Marni.I’ve seen it on Net a porter.
Wanted to post a link but now can’t find it, it was new in the collection.

Must keep this in mind for spring/summer.

Comments

  1. Very elegant. It looks like the ideal little light jacket.

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  2. Wow! Those sleeves are really special.

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  3. I like this - something a little bit different.

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  4. Very nice Sigid. Such a lovely style and I can see you wearing this too, would be quite special.

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  5. Nice inspiration! Doesn't look too hard to copy to get similar look.

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  6. Very chic! I love the pleats. I'm glad that you will do a great job on the fit, that is one thing that will make or break the look.

    What type of fabric are you going to use, linen?

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  7. nice looking jacket - hope you manage to get some more sewing done soon

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  8. This is a lovely design, I can see why it caught your eye. I like the lines of the sleeve and the split. Very cool :)

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