M-J in Elegant Tweed by Bookster

M-J de Mesterton in elegant tweed breeks, made in England by Bookster, from Gun Club Check cloth by Johnston’s of Elgin

If you wear only classic clothing, it is bound to come back into fashion. This jacket, designed by M-J and Jacques de Mesterton, then executed flawlessly by Bookster U.K., has already been somewhat mimicked (not duplicated) by Dior for autumn 2010. M-J wears her Harris Tweed burnt orange equestrian jacket with Gun Club Check breeks, also made to measure by Bookster U.K.


Flattering Skirt Pattern from Butterick

The Perfect Skirt Pattern: Easy to Make
The Perfect Skirt Pattern: Easy to Make

Update, July 2011: the above pattern is now out of stock. Here is a fast, easy, flattering skirt pattern from Butterick McCall’s: 

Flattering, Easy-to-Make Skirt Pattern

I have found another flattering skirt (and jacket) pattern, though it is for advanced sewers, being a bit more complicated to make: