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Go with the Flow: Burda 05-2016-103 Blouse Review

"Oh, please, please, please pick me" begged the silk print blouse. "Aw, shoot, passed over again. I don't get it, I'm much more attractive than that boring old black top she's going to wear." I'm pretty sure if this blouse could speak that's what I would hear when I stand in my closet debating over what to wear with my jeans. Don't get me wrong. I think it's a beautiful blouse! The colors are vibrant, the silk fabric feels divine, and there are many understated details. Such as the narrow neck bias binding that extends into front ties. The soft pleats in the back sewn into the self-lined yoke. The front pleats that provide fullness for the bust. And my favorite detail (one that you likely wouldn't notice) is the center front placket with hidden buttons. It might be easier to see in this picture, which shows my well used button cutter and board. This functional front closure is not needed. After all, the blouse ha