How to Wear DIY: Double DIY, Doubtake
And you may have seen my post and tutorial about my red jeans SAVE and makeover! I am way into the red jeans thing. I feel almost automatically stylish in them.
And you may have seen my vintage (80's/90's) silk top makeover into a cute, wearable top tutorial, as part of a strong effort on my part to wear more loose tops without feeling sloppy. I'm learning.
So when I saw this tan silky, boxy shirt from around the same era, also at Goodwill for super cheap, I saw its potential!
Here's the "before":
tutorial and also hemmed the sleeves and cut down the neckline, making a facing out of a similarly colored lining fabric and some lightweight fusible interfacing. The open neckline was major progress toward wearability.
Here's what it turned into! Worn, of course, with my also DIYed red jeans!
I did the half-tuck in the front, but I suppose if I was wearing flats and a slouchy bag like the girl in the second inspiration picture, I could rock it untucked as well.
Yowsa!! I feel pretty racy with my fabulous leopard print Steve Madden heels that I never wear but love!
Shirt: DIY from an 80's Goodwill find! Shoes: Steve Madden. Belt: ? Necklace: Forever 21.
Watch: American Eagle. Jeans: DIY, made over from scary MaxxRave or something ones!
Fun, fun, fun! Lots of DIY going on in this outfit! Any other ideas on how to wear a neutral-colored loose top like this one??