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Men's Fashion Week...

 Dolce & Gabanna...




Corneliani


 Bottega Veneta

 Dsquared2


 Missoni


I'm going through a phase where I'm more intrigued by men's fashion than women's. I feel there is so much more potential waiting to be unlocked.
This year in men's fashion week I've been taken with the D&G collection. Boots worn on the outside of trousers and sumptuous brocade fabric being used for coats and suits in mostly black, white and grey it feels like a modern spin without being too out there.
Coats are also sparking my interest, over-sized hoods, bright colours (that pink Dsquared2 one Ekk!) I also like the smart take on the hoddie, perfect for office bods who want a relaxed vibe whilst still looking the part.



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How To: Inserting a side seam zip with pocket

This skirt was meant to have a center back zip along with side seam pockets. Instead I put the two together and combined the zip into the side seam pocket and thought I would share with you how I did it or basically winged it ;)


What You should Know First:
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.
Prep:
Prior to inserting the zip and pockets and treating the lining and fabric as one layer, I made sure both side seams were over-locked 
Construction Tips: These are by no means a definite way to do this, just the way I did it.  . 

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…