LA CATRINA de LA Moda: What I Wore: Tiny Sheer Flowers

May 22, 2011

What I Wore: Tiny Sheer Flowers

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dress: Macys [old] (worn three different ways in August 2010 HERE)
vest: Nordstrom Rack
bag: Steven by Steve Madden
shoes: Jessica Simpson
lipstick: MAC Neon Orange
 
This might be a little sad, but I feel it's important that I  share with you that this dress is one of my only successful DIY's in all of my (failed) DIY history.  The saddest part about it all, is that all I did to this dress was cut the skirt lining to a shorter length.  I know, I know not much of a DIY but please let me indulge in the feeling of accomplishment even for a little bit.  After 2 years in my closet the dress was just okay, after I cut the lining I fell in love with the dress all over again! So ladies please take my advice, if you have any old dresses in your closet and are a fan of the "sheer" look, simply cut the lining shorter (or remove it all!) and tadaa!

xx

23 comments:

Kimberly said...

cute outfit love the dress!

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sharonlei said...

Ari, don't sell yourself short.. yes, this DIY may be super easy peasey, but it totally revived the dress!! I love it this way best.. the denim vest also makes it's fresh look again. Great job, girl!! :)

ME LOVES YOUR LIPS TOO!! Muah.

xx Love & Aloha

Mischell double W said...

love the dress!!

maïu said...

that diy idea was great, it definitely made the dress more interesting!I love how you styled it.

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Shasie said...

Love the sheer polka-dot dress

Shasie
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Ivânia Santos (Diamond) said...

Wonderful dress <33

This Charming Style said...

Gorgeous dress! It looks amazing with the denim vest and the lipstick. Sometimes the simplest of DIY's are the best! :)

eelectroCutee said...

How simple action can revive the old dress.. heehehe
you look great.. :D

daer0n said...

That dress is simply awesome, love it :)

Michelle Lee said...

love the dress so much :)

soph (owl vs. dove) said...

This looks great. And I agree, cutting the lining can make all the difference!

Lainey said...

That dress is fantastic. I love the sheerness and the colors. Perfect for the season.

FashionHippieLoves said...

you're such a great inspiration!!!
Really like your dress!

X

I'm Just Me said...

cute look!!! love the dress!!

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xx

annette said...

haha i love making improvements/updating clothes!
i love the dress!

xo
annette

Kristin said...

Such a fabulous example of boho chic! Love that dress!

Eli said...

Not everything has to be DIY'ed, dont worry :) you do what feels comfortable for you, some people dont like altering their clothes out of fear of damaging them.

Sassi said...

this dress is really gorgeous!
X

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Gorgeous lip color and I love that maxi dress!! Loving your style and blog!

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Tonya said...

Gorgeous maxi dress!! I love it! Love the denim jacket with it too.

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Heather said...

Loving this outfit! Ari, how many Jessica Simpson "Danys" do you have, lady?? :) LOL