February 01, 2018

Winter is Perfect for Wiggle Dresses

It's our first ever box, shipping January 1, 2018, and, guess what? It's Wiggle Dresses!!!

Wait, what's a wiggle dress, you ask? According to wikitionary (always a reputable dictionary) it is "a dress whose hem is narrower than the hips, causing the wearer to walk in short strides with legs close together, producing a sway or wiggle of the hips." Now, this type of dress is called by a couple of other things: pencil dress, sheath dress, or simply body-con dress.

When I think of this type of dress, I think Mad Men, Marilyn Monroe, and Dita Von Teese. These types of dresses are vintage, sexy, and by god, they are made to make you love your body in them. Don't believe me? Just watch Christina Hendricks on Mad Men and try not to think, "Wow, I wish I could be that badass." These dresses are designed to make you look good. When you're wearing them, you stand a little straighter, you walk a little jauntier, you feel good about yourself.

Or at least that is the aim with these choices.

And they're in this box just in time to make them for the upcoming holiday party season. Because who doesn't want to feel like a badass come December?


For the lightweight box, we have the Loretta Jewel Neck Dress from Simple Sew Patterns. Medium Weight is the Phoebe Dress from Colette Patterns. And in our Heavyweight Box, we have Sew Over It's Joan Dress. All three are perfect dresses for work, parties and every day wear. And all three are chosen to make you feel like amazing when you wear them.

The hardest part for you this month is choosing which one to make!


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