When designing clothes, I often get inspired by fabrics themselves, but this time around, the design inspiration for this coat came from another place. Read more to find out and to see the coat up close!

FOLLOW THE LINES

I HAVE TO MENTION THAT I have always been very appreciative of good interior design because I believe that spending time in a visually satisfying space can greatly influence your mood and your creativity. It’s almost synonymous to wearing an outfit that makes you feel good about yourself. However, when it comes to fashion...

I marked this autumn with a new trench coat I recently made. Go to www.dilekaspires.com to see it and read about how I learned to make my own clothes.

NEW TRENCH COAT

MY STANDARDIZED ANSWER to the repetitive question “How did you learn to sew?” is “I was taught by my mom, who was taught by my grandma, who was taught by my great grandma etc.” Continue reading...

My idea was to make a very ethereal dress with a feminine touch that would give off a very pure and delicate vibe. So I designed this white floral dress. Read the story on www.dilekaspires.com

THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT

Mom: “You look like a butterfly!” Me: “Aww that’s cute!” Colleague: “You look like a French girl!” Me: “Oh, really? Cool! Thanks!” Friend: “You…you look like you are not from this world!” Me: slightly worried “Okay…don’t tell NASA that.”Continue reading...

KIMONO TOP

“You look like you came back from a vacation in an Asian country!” a friend exclaimed when she met me wearing this kimono top. It was not the effect I was going for while making it, but if it gives away an authentic vibe, I am cool with that. Continue reading...

STOP! IT’S PINK.

IF SPRING COULD PERSONIFY into someone who had multiple social media accounts, by now it would have definitely gone crazy from all the tags/mentions it got. Not a day went by without me seeing people complaining about winter and begging spring to come. Now that it’s finally here, people will probably start talking about...

CROCHET DRESS

IN ALL HONESTY, I WAS not planning on uploading these photos to the blog. They were taken during my break from work – sometime between me complaining about how uncomfortable my heels were and how heavily that chocolate muffin I ate for lunch was weighing on my stomach – and were meant to be...

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