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milan fashion week.

sorry another late fashion post, seen as its Paris fashion week now, but here's my picks from Milan

Alberta Ferretti-
                         Really like the delicate fabrics being used and the organic floral prints.

Like the bright colours used and check out those trousers- sheer material, makes the trousers seem all the more summery just have to wear the right underwear

 The shapes caught my eye at Etro especially the high waisted trousers but perhaps in a different colour.


 Really loved the colour used for these trapeze dresses, they seem really fresh, sophisticated and elegant. I want the pink one.

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thanks for looking x


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This is easier than it looks all you need to do is be able to insert an invisible zip. The waist band was faced but I found it easier to attach the facing once the zip was in place.  This skirt also had lining but the lining fabric is treated as a single layer with the fashion fabric.
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1.  Pocket pieces should be kept separate, which makes it easier to place on the the skirt.

2. Taking the one pocket piece (Ignore that I have two in the pic) I lined it up on the right side of the skirt, with the correspondin…