Because I was making this mostly for looks, I let myself skip some of the more labour intensive techniques and I used some synthetic fabrics. The shirt is rayon and the skirt is a poly-wool blend.
I was inspired by this
And thanks Brian! Brian's a friend of mine who is also a professional photographer and total boss. Watch out dude, a girl could get used to this.
Man, it was really fun to make something trendy, just to wear to a show!