Lucky for you, you get to see my costume early because it debuted on Saturday for a work event.
As usual, I put a lot of detail into the costume. Here's some detail:
Finally here are the concept pictures:
Have you guessed my costume yet? If you guessed Suzy Bishop from Wes Anderson's masterpiece Moonrise Kingdom, you guessed right! (On a side note if you haven't seen this film, please do so. It's wonderful.)
So obviously (because this is a sewing blog) I made this dress. Striving for accuracy, I used this 1960s pattern:
It wasn't that hard to make. The hardest part was sewing in those two side panels. I have know idea what they are called.
I wish I would have taken a picture of my makeup because that was spot on too and I know you can't see it in the above pic but my dress does have a collar.
You can kind of see it in this pic:
Anyway, what do you think? I personally think it's awesome. ;)