Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Teal & Tweed || Bespoke Suit & Beau Gant Glove



Dreams do come true!  Eric made me the most beautiful couture powder blue Scottish tweed suit, with roped shoulders and hand embroidered beading & pearls.  We combined elements of the 30's - 50's, with a focus on the 40's.  Strong pagoda shoulder & intricate beading of the 1940's, a nipped waist & powder pastel color of the 1950's, and a darted double vented skirt of longer length from the 1930's.  Traditional arrowhead tacks embellish the front of the skirt {hand done as always - non fused} and matching the jacket, pearl buttons adorn the back.  As with true bespoke, you can see that the jacket holds it's shape even on the dressform, without any pinning or padding in the chest.  This is what hours of shaping canvas through labored hand stitches will bring!

As if made for this suit, my teal Beau Gant gloves were a phenomenal match to the embroidery.   Classic & vibrant, this shade is reminiscent of the feminine colors of the 1950's, and I'm excited to style in a myriad of ways throughout winter!

Beau Gant Teal Gloves
Bespoke Suit, my design at Atelier Jensen
MAC Cosmetics Retro Matte Liquid in "high heels"
{White Purls hat, Unique Vintage faux fur stole, vintage shoes (similar here)}














7 comments:

  1. OMG you look stunning! i love this outfit!

    xoxo,

    sophia,
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  2. YOu are the definition of glamour <3

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  3. Oh my wow what a gorgeous suit, I love that shade of blue and the style...amazing!
    Wonderful accessories and stunning photos! xo

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  4. That is an incredible suit Rachel, what a talented man!

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  5. From head to toe, perfect! I really love the combination of colors! I love your powder blue Scottish tweed suit! The fashion style is so classic, yet very sexy look from front to back. Perfect for occasion wear!

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  6. You look really stunning in this outfit,loving this shade and style
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