|Elle cover June 2013 dress Lanvin- pic via style.it|
I just found a couple of patterns (white, black) that are perfect to obtain this look. They are ready to sew, but you can also make some alteration to them. Make it sleeveless and take down the neckline a bit if you want it to look more like Phillip Lim's vest dress Have fun sewing!
|Diane Kruger in Phillip Lim tuxedo vest dress pic via fabsugar|
|Tuxedo dress patterns by Burda style patterns : left - right|