Every day is a party


Remember that one of how life is to short to stay unnoticed. Or how you can never be overdressed. But looking good will also always make you feel better, and even more confident.


It was no different when I put up this almost 20's inspired style to attend garden party that was taking part on one of those still hot summer days.


In fact, the party was in celebration of my grandmother's birthday, and the sparkly knitted dress I was wearing was no-one else's creation then hers. The long lost legacy I've only got my hands on at the end of last year, when a family friend found 3 of these sparkly creations while moving their homes.


To note, the dress is older then me and at beginning of 90's this sparkling style seemed to be very popular. When my grandmother retired, she picked up a side business creating such dresses and tops for some London boutiques that were reselling unique designs.


Even though her fashion brand only started then, she was no stranger to the trade. She was creating unique wear for her entire life, starting by helping her mother who was a professional seamstress, and continuing by designing pieces for many relatives and friends.


Even though majority of sparkling pieces is gone, I still have dozens of sweaters, skirts and other things made by her from the scratch, and still even some created by my great grandmother.


She has surely been my biggest inspiration on my way to pick up fashion design myself and thrived to create unique pieces that you couldn't find anywhere else (which weren't the most wearable on many occasions). I'm planning to collect images of them to a little exposition that you can check out here (website is still in developing).


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Comments

  1. That is such a beautiful dress! That shade of blue is so pretty on you!

    Jill - Doused in Pink

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  2. what a beautiful blue dress! It looks perfect on you. You look very beautiful in this glam styling that makes me think of the roaring twenties. The fact that it was made by your grandmother makes it really special. So great you wore it for her birthday party. Happy birthday to your granny.

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  3. I agree, life is really too short to stay unnoticed and I adore this perfect dress in blue. You look fantastic!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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  4. This is a beautiful dress and I love the positive attitude - every day is a party indeed! Great post dear xx

    Naya
    www.nayatilly.com

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  5. Such lovely dress, blue looks really amazing on you!
    Perfect outfit for your granny birthday, happy birthday to her! :)
    XO
    S
    https://s-fashion-avenue.blogspot.com

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  6. I love your point of view, babe- you can never be overdressed!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  7. Wow, you look fab in that blue dress... such a lovely shade!
    Kisses, Paola.

    Expressyourself

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  8. I love the color of this dress, so pretty and the style looks amazing on you!! x

    Yiota
    https://pinkdaisyloves.blogspot.com/

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  9. Beautiful dress and gosh adore that color

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  10. Such a gorgeous dress, I love the colour! It suits you so much! Fabulous photos! <3 xx

    Bexa | www.hellobexa.com

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  11. Hey dear! love the post and loved your blog, already followed. I want to invite you to visit and follow mine back <3

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  12. Ahh, themed parties are the best! I love how you've added pearls to this glamorous look babe :) Have a lovely weekend!

    aglassofice.com x

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  13. Love your dress! so stunning!
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  14. What a fun sparkly dress, even more special that it was made by your grandmother! She is very talented!

    Hope that you are having a lovely weekend :) We went to a birthday party yesterday that was a lot of fun :)

    Away From Blue

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  15. Such pretty dress! So interesting to know about your grandma.

    www.busyandfab.com

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  16. Woah this dress has so much history! <3
    Love how it is passed from one generation to the next.

    www.fashionradi.com

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