How to Wear DIY: Summer-to-winter skirt

Remember this skirt I upcycled late last summer?  It was a thick t-shirt from I'm guessing the 90's.


Now it's a super comfy knit skirt, with elastic waist.  I loved it this summer, but hadn't put it away with the summer clothes--good thing, cuz it made for a cute and winter-comfy outfit when I added substantial tights and several layers on top!

Tee and vest: Old Navy. Necklace: Forever 21. Jacket: Nordstrom Rack.
Boots: Steve Madden via Overstock.com. Skirt: DIY!

The tights make it cozy--so does the vest.  Oh, and boots, the greatest invention winter has ever seen.  I rotate my black, brown, and greige riding boots all fall and winter, with cozy socks and jeans or tights.  Otherwise I would like die.

Oh, and the shirt-to-skirt tutorial?  See it here if you want to try something similar sometime!

**Addition: So excited to be linking this post to Everybody, Everywear!  My first time!  I just saw the call for black and white outfits this month, and had just done this post, so... perfect!  Check out all the black/white outfit inspirations...

Black + White | Everybody, Everywear

15 comments

  1. That is wicked cool! None of these pictures show up on Google Reader though.

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  2. i love the black and white stripes!! and i agree, boots are the best part of winter. sometimes the only good part!!! lol

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  3. The idea of making a t-shirt into a skirt is great... imagine all of the crazy 90's tees that have been abandoned out there!

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  4. Anonymous1/05/2012

    Gorgeous as usual. Seriously, can you take a bad photo?

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  5. Anonymous1/05/2012

    Also, I think I've decided to turn all of my unwanted shirts into skirts.

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  6. This is very nice!

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  7. Very cute skirt, love it!

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  8. Layers and tights are the perfect way to take just about anything from one season to a colder one. Such an adorable outfit and I love the bold stripes paired with the jean jacket!

    Callie @ coffeeandcardigans.com

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  9. This has got to be one of my favorites so far. I love how you pulled all those pieces together into one fabulous look!!

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  10. Aaaaw, you guys are so sweet! Thanks! =)

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  11. About, tremendous idea! It is pleasant to me!

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  12. Love how you made the shirt into a skirt. Fabulous idea. The skirt looks great with this look.

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  13. A shirt to a skirt...nice! Great layered look! Love them boots! Visiting from EBEW.

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  14. Amazing outfit. You look awesome! I'm visiting from EBEW and would love for you to join my ABC's of Style challenge at http://fashionsgreatesthits.blogspot.com/

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  15. Love that shirt turned to skirt. Amazingly beautiful. And your jacket and boots are great! Simply beautiful, eh.

    Cheers,
    Cathy@Golden Globe 2012 Fashion Favorites

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