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It’s always a little intimidating to start thinking of how I’m going to go after my own challenge, and this year’s Day and Night Dress Challenge has been no different. For this year’s twist, I found a neglected ponte dress and went on a color adventure. Wearing a sleeveless dress year round A sleeveless dress in winter–literally what was I thinking? My chosen dress is this blush ponte dress. The pattern is Burdastyle 9-2010-122. I made it a few years back for an easy wearing dress for the opera. It’s made its way to a wedding too. With cool style lines and the comfort of a knit dress, why on earth haven’t I worn it more. 3 words: sleeveless, Colorado, ponte. What a trifecta of unwearable those words have become! When it’s warm enough to wear the dress, it’s too hot for the ponte, and in winter it’s a…