Sunday, 24 February 2013

THE Cry Baby Wanda Dress


Two years ago i blogged about Wanda.  She is one of my all time girl crushes.  Ever since seeing the movie goodness knows how many years ago, i have wanted to be her.  Her hair is amazing and her dresses are to die for! And all that with a bad ass attitude to match!


Back in 2011 i got some Foxy Locks hair extensions and cut in some bangs.  I had the hair, but needed the dresses!  This isn't the first time Cry Baby has inspired my dress making, as i have made the red 'Please Mr Jailor' dress for a burlesque performerr Rose Desire, i blogged about it here.


Despite having the gorgeous cotton sateen in my stash for years, it has taken me THIS long to get round to making me a Wanda dress!

Available to order in my etsy shop

The bodice of the dress is lined in white poly-cotton, it has boning at the front and back for support.  The cotton sateen has a tiny bit of spandex so it hugs my butt and gives a sexy shape.  The fabric is nice and thick, but i would suggest white undies -obviously!  It buttons up the front, just like the original, has the same amount of buttons too :)  you can unbutton the bottom button, depending on how sexy you wanna be.

Available to order in my etsy shop

What d'ya think?  Do you think Pepper and Hatchet Face think I've got what it takes to be a Cry Baby girl?



Available to order in my etsy shop

Available to order in my etsy shop

If you want a Wanda dress of your own,  i will happily make you one made to measure.  It is available in my etsy shop.  I didn't fancy cutting bangs in again so I rolled my fringe into faux bangs using a rat and used Foxy Locks hair extensions.  Check out Lisa Freemont-Street's new video for Wanda hair if you fancy being a bad ass!


Next project, to make the white and red, Wanda dress..



Dont cha just love the power of dressing up, one minute you can be Trixie from Call the Midwife and the next bad ass Wanda Woodward.



For all bespoke dress enquires please email me at info@boobookittycouture.com






5 comments:

  1. Grah that dress is hotness. Hotness hotness hotness. Great job replicating it - you look just as fab!!

    Nora
    NoraFinds

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  2. I know! Wanda is also my favorite bad ass chick!
    Great dress - looks perfect on you.

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  3. Amazing! I wish I wasn't so poor so I could buy this dress. Want want want x

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  4. Loooove it! I've always wanted to be Wanda too!

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  5. Did you use a particular pattern? I love her dresses!

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