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Happy Valentine’s Day! I know I’m late to the party, but I completed this before the actual day, so that has to count for something, right? While I got a lot of flack for this from my beloved Imgur community, my inspiration was Mattel’s 80’s Loving You Barbie dress. I saw this coordinating fabric and knew I wanted to replicate the contrasting bodice and sleeves but in a more 50s style, to tone down those monstrously puffy sleeves. I bought the fabric from memory and forgot the the skirt was actually white, but it’s actually pretty lucky that I didn’t make the skirt white because it was quite transparent. Ladies and gentlemen, this was not the right kind of fabric for this dress. So even though it “barely” looks like the source image, I still had fun creating my Loving  You-inspired dress. Haters are gonna hate. If this dress looks…

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