This past weekend Cam and I were invited to join media influencers, local celebs and VIP guests at The Glen Hotel in Seapoint. We were welcomed with an Aperol Spritz before heading to the terraced pool area to be serenaded by musical duo Acoustic Element. We arrived a little late but that didn’t stop us from relaxing poolside while sipping on a big glass of red wine.
My husband wore black Craig Port shirt with leather detail on the shoulders along with Craig Port chino pants while I wore a dress I made an in an hour the day of the event. I remember buying this fabric in winter for a fraction of the original cost and with nothing to wear but somewhere to go, I knew it was time to get sewing.
I really love the way the fabric falls. It’s not the easiest to work with but it has great movement to it.
TIP: To sew a fabric like this you need to make sure you overlock your edges or it will fray. If you don’t have an overlocker then make a 1cm hem in your fabric. Cut off the excess on the inside and then do another 1cm hem. This will prevent the fabric from coming apart and fraying. It’s important to use a microtex needled when working with fragile material like this.
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Watch – Michael Kors / Shoes – Mr Price / Clutch – YDE
Photography Camilo Jacobus