In the last post I discussed the Travolta dress itself: the history of it, how it became Diana’s favourite, and the inspiration Victor Edelstein had behind its design. I then looked at how I was going to make changes to the design to suit my own tastes and body. Finally I looked at the materials […]
About smocks Smocks are a utilitarian garment worn by women for many centuries. During the 16th and 17th century they functioned as chemise, night dress, and blouse. They were often made from linen both for its sweat wicking and hard wearing properties. They were long to help protect your clothing from your body, but also […]
In this first entry in the dress diary of the Travolta dress remake, I’ll be covering the research I undertook. How I came to certain design decisions and where I am deviating from the original. Finally a cost breakdown of the materials needed.