In addition to the Archer blouses and See & Sew skirts I've been amassing, I cut and sewed a small pile of vintage McCall's 7704 (speaking of vintage patterns, I shared some of my pattern collection over on Marie's blog as part of #VintagePledge). I sewed this pattern earlier in the year after realizing I had a minor obsession with shift dresses. It was always my plan to sew a few more. So, at the same time I cut my Archers, I cut a stack of shift dresses.
I pulled a couple bold colored fabrics and some funky prints, but the shift dress I was most excited to sew was this denim version. You see, I have this picture of Alexa Chung wearing a denim shift dress looking absolutely cool and completely gorgeous. Actually, I have every piece in her denim line for AG pinned on one board or another.... I just love her style. She's got that sort of easy way that makes me believe that she probably did wake up that way and a vintage vibe that makes me want to steal everything she wears. Fortunately, I don't have to steal her dress to steal her look. I know how to sew, so I can make my own!
Look at us! Practically twins... in a Danny/Arnold sort of way. :-D This is likely a true representation of my height compared to hers. :-D
I don't have anything to add about the construction of this pattern. It's good and basic and easy to put together. I have been wearing this dress every bit as often as I expected. It was one of the few garments that made multiple appearances during MMM15. Do you have a style crush?