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Welcome, sewing pattern enthusiasts! 2014 Has been one of the busiest years ever at the home office of Fashion Belle, but not entirely with pattern-related tasks. Hopes are high for completion of publishable patterns in 2015. Please keep checking back for news, and also use the tabs above to explore reviews of hundreds of other companies that provide modest clothing and sewing patterns.

Professional Dress Code Illustrations

Professional Dress Code Illustrations

February to May of each year is when my job as an enforcer of a professional dress code for high school students goes into action. Pictured are several illustrations that I prepared to be put into the instructions to help students such as those in past years who have failed to read the dress code and brought clothing that is inappropriate. The person with final authority over the dress code felt that my illustrations made the instructions too long, so they were not included, although most of my suggestions for improving the wording were included.

Avoiding Counterfeit Wedding Dresses

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Brides shopping online in preparation for their weddings may want to be cautious of websites that appear to sell name brand dresses at a fraction of retail prices. These sites, many in China, are creating knockoffs or counterfeits of other brands' designs. This practice made headlines in 2010 when 82 websites were shut down in an anti-piracy bust.

Perception of Modesty in Dress Varies Based on Values

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Through work, travel, family and friends, women who live in multi-cultural environments encounter situations in which what one person calls modest in reference to clothing is often different from what another claims to be modest. These perceptions are based on individual values, influences, or cultural or religious groups with which a person associates.

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Modest and Modern

Handmade, modest and modern are the three rules that guide this home-based dressmaking company. Several ready-to-wear styles are...

Christian Modesty

Taylor Willett offers her Bible-based views on modesty and posts pictures of ideas for outfit variations within the plain clothes...

The Virtuous Closet

This online retailer of various brands stocks a range of styles to please almost any level of modesty and fashion-forward trend desired...

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