I just got this book in! It has great tips and techniques for building your own bouncy and fun Party Dress. Most of the designer´s models are a little more theatrical and brighter than my tastes so I´ve been searching around for some more practical dresses to apply the lessons.
Wonder Flower Dress has a sweetheart neckline with structured bodice, zip fastening at back, tulip shape skirt with pleat details at waist and is fully lined.
* 100% Viscose. Length from Centre Back;62.8cm
Cotton Strapless Dress Is A Garden Party Favourite. Style It Up With A Statement Necklace And A Neat Clutch Bag For A Ladylike Look. Hail Helen Dress Has A Structured Bodice With A Concealed Zip Fastening At Back, Frill Detail And Tired Skirt. This Dress Is Fully Lined.
* 100% Cotton. Length from Centre Back;61.5cm
Jean Paul Gaultier 2009
and my personal favorite from Anna Sui´s 2009 Spring Summer Collection. Totally Do´able.