One of Tim Gunn’s essential looks is a classic trench. Bernina My Label to the rescue! A recent pattern release was a classic trench coat. What a project but so worth it!
The fabric came from Michael’s Fabrics. It’s a Zegna 100% cotton rainwear fabric. So luxurious… I decided I needed to put leather buttons on it and found the perfect ones at MJ Trim in New York. Finding the leather buckles were another story. The only place I could find them was at Klein’s Haberdashery in London, England. I email them the link for the buttons and asked if the buckles they had would be a match. They said they would be suitable – now that does sound British!
How they got here was really interesting. They couldn’t ship to the US but my cousin is engaged to a guy in England and he said I could send them to his house and he would bring them on his next visit. On the way back to the airport they stopped by to drop them off to me. Now that’s service!
The pattern had the front gun flaps. I also lengthened the coat as I wanted it to be full length.
Atlanta Thread. I added a back vent and the rain shield to the back.
Friday, October 7, 2011
This issue came out a few years ago, I really liked this shirt, well I liked the idea of the shirt, and the perfect print. At the time I started looking for suppliers for the fabric, because I couldn't believe it was $985.... I'm an expensive girl.
I've found a number of links if you want to check out her style.
More Magazine "Role Model"
Oprah "Lauren Hutton goes Casual"
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