When I’m on the hunt for a potential refashion, the first thing to draw me in is a unique and pretty print!
Now all I have to do is extract everything bad from this dress, so the awesomeness hidden within can come out and play! 🙂
I hate the sleeves (plus it’s too hot here for sleeves anyways!). I hate the length. I hate that stifling turtleneck. Time to get chopping!
I folded the shoulders of the dress under once and stitched them down to make them narrower for my scrawny frame.
The turtleneck issue was fixed by wearing the dress backwards, so the back zip is now in the front, giving me some breathing room! I used the bottom scrap from the dress as a sash, and was ready to go!
I met up with Erin to check out the Greater Columbia Society for the Preservation of Soul at Hunter-Gatherer!
While trying to do that awkward arm-outstretched photography thing, a rather handsome silver fox with a thick European accent (Hey…I’m single and I can say such things) said he would be delighted to take our picture for us. 🙂
5 thoughts on “Day 246: Hunter-Gatherer Dress”
loving what you did with this old dress, but what’s up with the collar? looks like it’s on backwards, maybe something a little different and it would have looked great.
Brilliant fix! Love the zipper collar! I also love silver foxes with sexy accents. You go, girl!
I love this one. The print is fabulous and it goes great with your sandals. I wish it was hot here. We are always in turtlenecks and long sleeves.
So cute! I love how you made the sash, and I love the zip in front! Hey, I just realized that maybe you know of my friend Shigeharu Kobayashi? He is filled with awesomeness–he is the guy who made the Columbi-yeah! t-shirts. I came down to see him and some other friends from college a while back, and we danced the night away at the Art Bar! So I’m happy to see its glory living on 🙂
Hi! I know of him, but I don’t think I’ve ever met him. I LOVE the Columbi-YEAH shirts! I sent one to a friend of mine who’s teaching in China, and she pretty much flipped out over it.
And oh yes…Art Bar is alive and well! 🙂