Sometimes the 16th-17th Century's accessory could be glamourous.
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Ruffles can make a garment have a simple but sophisticated look. I love seeing ruffles on the runways. Ruffles also give a fun and dramatic look to the garment.
http://liezl.linktrackr.com/Design - There is never a bad time to start designing your own clothes
Love this so much, though not sure it would be right for this
Ruffled Collar - 3D fabric manipulation for fashion design; couture sewing inspiration // Balenciaga
Mrs Bertin's Jewelry Box: DIY: How to Make an Elizabethan Ruff
Devon Baer Color Block Dress..... love the shot of green!
details on Balenciaga S/S 2006 (looking back as we go forward in fashion)
Lush! Sunflower print shift dress in 100% cotton Kitenge print fabric.