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From The Studio, Part 2

February 1, 2012 by Stan | Celebrity Fashion

The hardest part of constructing a garment is the looks you get from your roommates when you pass up a night of football and beer to drape a bodice.

photo12 764x1024 From The Studio, Part 2The pattern work on the garment is really the backbone to this whole dog and pony show.  The pieces, like that of an intricate puzzle, come together to create a single, completed piece.

photo13 From The Studio, Part 2This week, I’m working on a piece for UV that is incorporating a little bit of lovely lace in our collection.  A simple pencil skirted dress with a draped peplum, and a fitted bodice.  The neckline however is proving to be the problem on this one.

photo17 764x1024 From The Studio, Part 2Working with a scallop on the edge of lace can either be your best friend or a complete nightmare.  The end effect, of course, is stunning, but it’s all about placement.  The neckline in question begs the question: can you be sexy without being revealing?

photo14 From The Studio, Part 2Next week, we will be looking at fabrics for this piece.  We’re dreaming of lace and something in a lightweight camel…

 -Stan Salas, Customer Service Connoisseur and Contributing Blogger