If there is something that I truly enjoyed during my fashion studies is learning about sewing, designing and arts. Like I said in previous posts, clothes I would design and make from scratch myself is something I really wanted to show on the blog. And the title says it all, today’s post will be about this handmade tweed blazer! I actually haven’t made the patterns myself for this woolen jacket as my sewing mannequin just gave up on me (And I’m still waiting for the new one to arrive!). I found them in a mountain of patterns I collected over the years, and added some tweaks to it, just so it would fit the style I wanted the blazer to have.
What was the most exciting when working on this blazer, was actually the ironing part! It may sounds weird, but I love working with wool and how steam is able to give the shape you really want by working with the right tools and skills. Also, I haven’t with such a good quality of fabric for such a long, which added to the excitment, I believe…
Now that I added another blazer to huge collection, it’s time to style it. I really wanted to add some London edge to it. Hence why, this pair of velvet trousers was the perfect match to me and gave that quirky style I was looking for. While the mix of patterns and textures are far from clashing, there was not need to be heavy-handed about the choice of accessories. As usual, black accessories are my favourite, one of my favourite bag and some chelsea boots were my picks for this outfit.
What’s your thoughts on this handmade tweed blazer?
Blazer: made by myself/ Shirt: Zara/ Velvet pants: Mango/ Chelsea boots: Zara/ Bag: Paul’s Boutique/
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