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?




To find these patterns and many more - check out Patterns from the Past.