Here is Oscar de la Renta's lovely jacket, skirt and belt. The jacket is unlined with covered shoulder pads, front-fly button closure and two-piece lined sleeves. Belt with self bow and mid-knee, raised waistline vented skirt. I used a lightweight silk\linen tweed in a soft plaid because it works for both winter and summer here in Southern California. This pattern was a joy to work with, the pieces went together easily and the directions were well written with enough couture touches to create a beautiful suit that doesn't take too much time to complete. I love the cut of the jacket, it has just enough shape to flatter while keeping a "Chanel-like" look when not belted. I think this suit has a nice, elegant and sophisticated look.
|A statement without accessories|
|You can't see the vent at the back of the skirt, but it lays nicely.|