I love this dress so much.This classy look works because of the pseudo-mandarin collar and the pencil-like skirt - it trims the body at both ends, while accentuating curves in the middle.
Inspiration for upcycling: Medium-wale corduroy tulip skirt over batik-look, A-line cotton underskirt, from the inspirational and tutorial-filled blog, Ikat Bag (24 Jan. 2012)
Skirt - Upcycled Jeans
Upcycled Denim skirt
skirt and sandals! Maya Skirt #anthropologie #anthrofave
love the style... but prefer in brighter colour
Batik - like the dress pattern
one day I'll sew my batik fabric with a model like this