Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Boleros - cool or ugly?

We have all seen Jennifer Hudson on the red carpet.

Here is my nomination for a Better Bolero.

McCall 7970

Or maybe something simple like this:

Both of these jackets have a nice line to them. With the top one having a cool collar. Both straight out of the 1950s. They would go great with a Marilyn Monroe like halter dress like the one below.

Are these really that far off from something you might wear today?

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