Sunday, July 29, 2012

Who am I? (and a giveaway)

We went to a 70's party last night; and can you guess which character from the 70's I am?!?  At the time that she flitted into the public eye, this distinctive style of dressing that she favoured sparked a minor new love affair with oversized menswear for girls in fashion circles.
And just to make this fun, I offering a giveaway to a correct guess, open to everybody, and to be drawn out at random on Tuesday 31st July...  You don't have to be entered into the draw if you don't want, just say "no entry" in your comment, but please feel free to have a go at guessing who my character is; just for fun if you like!  :)
The pattern I am giving away has the same flavour, yes?...   Vogue 8756, sizes 8-16 and still in factory folds.  This is a pattern generously given to me by Myrna, and unfortunately I can see I am not going to get around to it so I am spreading the love by offering it up to a good new home  :)

Details of my costume:
Shirt; Burda 8497, white cotton, details here
Trousers; Burda 7944, gunmetal blue linen, details here, and these trousers styled in 6 different ways here
Waistcoat; borrowed from Tim's wardrobe
Tie; borrowed from Craig's wardrobe
Hat; op shop
Shoes; Sandler, from an op shop

45 comments:

  1. Annie Hall, though she wore flats so she didn't dwarf Woody Allen.

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  2. Annie Hall character from the Woody Allen film. Great costume. Thanks for the chance at the give-away! [Fingers crossed]

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  3. I say the infamous actress Diane Keaton who played Annie Hall - she still wears the clothes!! No entry - just for fun. Love the outfit!

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  4. Annie Hall! No pattern for me - I already have too many!

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  5. You've got to be Annie Hall/Diane Keaton. I love the look on you, but no entry for me.

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  6. You make a fantastic Annie Hall!! What were the other guests dressed as?

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  7. Of course you are Annie Hall! I just watched that on ABC2 a few weeks ago. I love Woody Allen movies and I adore Diana Keaton. Yes 'who else' was there?

    I love that jacket... thanks for a chance.

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  8. Diane Keaton for sure! I should probably mention Annie Hall but I think Diane still dresses in that same style these days. Thanks for the giveaway chance :)

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  9. I think you are Annie Hall too. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

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  10. Diane Keaton in Annie Hall. Did you have fun at the party? :D

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  11. No entry; Diane Keaton! That's a lovely look on you!! I love menswear on women.

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  12. It's Annie Hall and yoy are rockin' that look!

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  13. You were at the top of my reader this morning Caroline and although I am not a fan of Woody's films Annie Hall was the exception and immediately recognizable...so well done:)

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  14. Diane Keaton in Annie Hall. You look great, hope you had a blast at the party.

    I would LOVE that pattern.

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  15. Oh, Ladeeda, ladeeda.....It's Grammie Hal's fav girl!
    (no entry) just love that movie!

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  16. I knew at once that you were Annie Hall. Very nice interpretation and thanks for the chance at the pattern. I love it!

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  17. Diane Keaton as Annie Hall! Love the outfit.

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  18. Yup, Diane Keaton during her Annie Hall days!

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  19. Most certainly Diane Keaton as Annie Hall! You pulled it off perfectly! Hope you had a great time!

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  20. It's a good costume, because before I opened up the post, I knew it was Annie Hall. Or maybe I'm just old. ;) No entry.

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  21. No entry. Annie Hall?
    Cute costume.

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  22. No entry (I wish I had the patience and time to sew at the moment), but yes, you managed to put together a very successful Annie Hall outfit! :)

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  23. Annie Hall! I love Diane Keaton in this movie, the looks she rocks will forever be a favourite of mine and you look awesome dressed up as her!

    Great pattern, I love the way the jacket opening sits.

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  24. You look very good in this style. I think it's Annie Hall - I loved that film.

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  25. No entry please - it would be 'pearls ... ' - sorry; good luck to somebody more worthy!

    yet would have guessed either Diane Keaton or the 'other Hepburn' (before D.K.) ;-)
    (Time's-slots in history is something I always tend to forget or at least mix up - hope this horrible 'short memory concerning time' will have at least some 'eternal keep-young-factor' on myself ;-) !)

    Love,
    Gerlinde

    PS: imagine, me 'garden-gnome' attempting an 'alias' the like! :-D :-D

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  26. Annie Hall. Great movie, but man do I feel old :)

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  27. PS:
    Carolyn, amongst friends: could you kindly check, whether the pattern in question is coming together with the matching sewing skills - by any chance and huuuge 'luck beforehand' ? ;-)

    Since I never ran into a package the like beforehand I think, I'd better stay with "no entry" (despite seeing quite some potential to wear this pattern backward/forward with a little bit of lowering the neckline; watching the sleeve/shoulder-cut and for 'under-balconised' women!)

    LG, Gerlinde

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  28. annie hall of course!! fantastic costume!! smashing giveaway, but as i need to clear some room myself, i'm a no entry :)

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  29. Diane Keaton as Annie Hall!!

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  30. Well I am coming late, but I had an 'annie hall' suit after university that I loved to pieces. And had to wear the tie sticking out of the bottom of the vest, too! My favorite Woody Allen movie ;).

    (no entry--just admiring!)

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  31. Definitely Annie Hall, only much cleverer. I'm making that Vogue jacket at the moment in camel cashmere.

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  32. Oh, definitely Annie Hall. Wasn't her character enchanting and goofy? I loved the style but did not wear that in the 70s. I favored long skirts, leotards, boleros (cringing a bit at the memories).

    No entry for me-I just wanted to stop in and say hello.

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  33. Annie Hall
    Would love the pattern

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  34. No entry, but great Annie Hall.

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  35. Umm. Annie Hall. No entry too. I'm too short to pull off the folds on the jacket.
    Great outfit!

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  36. If we continue like this - I'm going to opt for 'entry please' (and possibly store it another few years as is, till ... ;-) :-D!)

    LG, Gerlinde

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  37. Annie Hall! Love the look, but I could never pull it off - way too short and busty.

    I definitely would love the pattern, though.

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  38. No entry, but you are an adorable, instantly recognizable Annie Hall! :)

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  39. Ha! One of the few times a fashion trend looked good on me... Annie Hall, as played by Diane Keaton. I happen to look amazing in a fedora and tie. As do you...

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  40. No entry, too, but as Jilly Be said, you're an adorable Annie Hall!

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  41. I've got to agree - Annie Hall, for sure!

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  42. Diane Keaton as the title character of Woody Allen's Annie Hall.

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