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22-01-2018, 19:25   #1
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Trying to find a dress like Victoria Beckham wore to the Royal Wedding

It's for a Halloween party later this year.
http://www.redcarpet-fashionawards.c...royal-wedding/
Anything similar online, size 18-20...
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22-01-2018, 19:29   #2
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Could you get it made?

Obviously not a cheap option but it would cost less then original I imagine?
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I don't know I only have 20 to 50 euro to spare.
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Look up Ali Express and the Chinese knock-off sites. They usually do imitation wear from all the major celebs I think.
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05-02-2018, 10:47   #5
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No luck.
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If you're a nifty person and have a sewing machine, that's a very basic cut and can be done in little time quite cheap, might be something to consider. Or maybe you know someone who has some basic sewing skills.
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Cos often have similar cut for their dresses but you would have to wait for sales and I don't know what their sizing goes up to.
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06-02-2018, 18:08   #8
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@LirW
- with much the same thought in mind, (when I saw the OP was having no luck) I had a little trawl across the internet in search of a pattern.
Looks simple enough, and you could adapt the hemline by cutting the dress a bit longer and then shortening the front.
Tent dress? Cap sleeve? Boat neck?
- I didn't have much luck either!
I have some skill with plain sewing: but, have you any suggestions for a pattern?

PS I hate Pinterest, and many of my searches went aground on this rock;
So, it appeared in someone else's scrap-book? - Well, how does this get me any information? :-) I hate Pinterest!
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I'd probably go for a plain pattern for a loose T-shirt dress first. It seems that dress lives from the fabric, so get something that moves well, something that's easy to drape yet flowy.

Google the dress and have a look at the side and back. It seems like it was draped and sewn in layers at the top of the sleeves in the back and the side (could even be an additional panel, couldn't tell).
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This one? http://www.simplicity.com/simplicity...ions/1107.html
If you made this in silk jersey or something about that weight:
make it with the shortest sleeve shown, (diagram B on the left) and make it just a bit longer in the mid-section...it would be like enough, especially if you could tweak the neckline.

Not forgetting the heels, hat and clutch bag. Of course.
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Looked in COS. Too small.
Anywhere I could get a similar hat and clutch...

Also a ponytailed wig.
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This one? http://www.simplicity.com/simplicity...ions/1107.html
If you made this in silk jersey or something about that weight:
make it with the shortest sleeve shown, (diagram B on the left) and make it just a bit longer in the mid-section...it would be like enough, especially if you could tweak the neckline.

Not forgetting the heels, hat and clutch bag. Of course.

That's a grand pattern, I'd just change the sleeves slightly and make it longer (just have an eye on how wide). If you have a mannequin, try to drape the parts in the back and on the side first and see how you'll get there.

If you're confident sewing with silk jersey, go for it, it's a fantastic fabric, just a bit of a b1tch to sew.

I'll attach you two more pattern links:

https://voguepatterns.mccall.com/v1553

https://voguepatterns.mccall.com/v9237
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I'd probably go for a plain pattern for a loose T-shirt dress first. It seems that dress lives from the fabric, so get something that moves well, something that's easy to drape yet flowy.

Google the dress and have a look at the side and back. It seems like it was draped and sewn in layers at the top of the sleeves in the back and the side (could even be an additional panel, couldn't tell).
Something in Hickey's?
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Something like this US TV spoof would be suffice. https://www.google.ie/search?q=sara+...lsnBkvFKOhadBM:
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@LirW - two great patterns, thank you!

Any use, OP? Do you know any dressmakers or even home sewers?
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