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Hello! I'm Suzannah, a serious DIYer. Follow along with my DIY fixer upper house renovations, sewing and crafty projects, real food recipes, and de-stressing goals. I'm a recovering former vegan and vegetarian, now healing with a nutrient-dense mostly Paleo diet, and love at-home CrossFit and yoga workouts. I'm also the author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers!

New mom to baby Otto born April 2018!

How to Wear DIY: A little leather, a little edgy

Mmmmm, early summer. It's finally here.  Still sort of moody weather here, so I'm rocking the transitional looks--it was super hot a little this weekend but is supposed to be back to 61 today.  You never know in Oregon.

But, I love that maxi skirts are still in, been super into them the past few weeks!  I think I want to make myself the perfect light colored maxi dress, but until I find the perfect fabric, I have been wearing a couple of maxi skirts I have.  Over the weekend I paired this tee with a black J.Crew maxi skirt I've had since, about, 2002. ;) Some basics are in style for a looong time!

And it's been a tad humid, hence the frizzy hair. ;)
 Skirt: J.Crew, c. 2002! (similar) Sandals: JC Penney. Bracelet: eBay.
Lipstick: Radiant Flamenco. Necklace: Forever 21 (similar/similar). Tee: DIY!

I wanna know, have you been wearing maxi skirts this spring or summer?  Do you dress yours up or down?

8 comments

  1. I'm still looking for the perfect maxi skirt! I guess I could make one..but like you, haven't spotted the "right" fabric! I love this outfit, your hair, and that lipstick color is fabulous! :)

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    1. Thanks!! Yep, gotta go fabric-shopping... ;)

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  2. Maxi skirts and dresses all summer long for me! so comfortable and feminine. Love this DIY tee. Would take any tee up a notch.
    Very fun:)
    Hope you had a beautiful weekend!

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    1. Cool! I should wear them more often!

      Thanks!

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  3. Oh my goodness I have been wearing maxi skirts all summer long. They are SOOO comfy!

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  4. no maxi skirts for me. I'm really short, so they don't look good on me. At least those I've tried so far.

    And your hair looks great!

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    1. Hmm, maybe make one yourself or go asymmetrical or hi-low? ;)

      Thanks!

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