I started it oh, more than a year and a half ago. Here is what it looks like today:
(hint: it’s the blue one)
Yeah. It’s still not quite done.
The problem is that I got it perfectly finished to the point of wearability, didn’t have an event to wear it to, and thus haven’t been really motivated to finish it.
It is (obviously) inspired by Manet’s Nana, which rather amuses me, because I’m pretty much as far as you could get from Zola’s Nana as a person!
So what does it need to be finished? Sleeves straps. That’s it.
I’m hoping the ‘Wood, Metal, Bone’ challenge will motivate me to finish it, though in retrospect I should really have finished it for Literature!
Still, even not-quite-done, I think it looks rather spiffy on me.
It’s so, so, so comfortable! 1870s corsets with gussets really are amazing.
Compare it to the original:
And my favourite of this series of boring-white-wall timer shots: