Louise Top

 

romantic, retro & recycled

 

This soft pink bodice is the perfect top for hot summer days. The two layers of fabric and cleverly placed seams along the breast point, ensure no unwanted nipple situation and allow you to go bra-free without having to worry! If you’d prefer showing them off, well, I am sorry to say but this is not the top for you. It is made out of a vintage Ralph Lauren men’s shirt I got at Pick´nWeight Kilo Shop in Munich.

The initial idea was to make a blouse. However, I ended up changing my mind, when I added the sleeves to the bodice, as the stiff cotton created very wide shoulders.

… so I didn’t end up using the cuffs and eight buttons I made. After all the hard work invested making the bodice, I didn’t want people to think I bought it from Ralph Lauren. So I hand stitched a little flag bearing my initials on to the polo stick:

 

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