Inspiration

Make your own dresses for a night out.  Here are a few images for inspiration 🙂

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Remaking Thrift Store Finds

blazerWhile browsing through Pinterest today, I came across a few interesting things while looking at different ways to remake clothes.  I found a few ideas and one really awesome website that I would like to share with you.

First of all, the old hoodie.  We all have one of those that is no longer interesting or trendy, or really even warm anymore.  So why not turn it into a hip new blazer to wear to interviews or for a night out, depending on how you embellish it.

Secondly, I loved the flats that were recovered in lace.  when the faux leather or any finish on the flats start to chip off, you can re-cover them and create an entirely new pair of shoes as long as the sole is still good.

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And lastly, I found two websites that I thought had amazing ideas that I would like to share with you.  The first one is called College Fashion, and it has some DIYs on remaking thrift store clothes that I though were helpful.  http://www.collegefashion.net/fashion-tips/how-to-remake-a-thrift-store-dress-part-one/

The second blog that I loved was called Refashionista and was a woman who did a remake of a thrift store find everyday for a whole year.  http://refashionista.net/2012/04/25/day-298-culture-vulture-top/

Hello Again!

blogNow, I know it’s been a long time since I have posted, and it’s been because I’ve been so busy with college and work lately.  But, as we all know, college isn’t the time to be spending money on anything except, well, college.  And every college girl wants to look trendy while still being practical and staying warm in the winter months.  I’ve done a few things lately to update my look that required very little look.  For one, I changed out the buttons on my winter coat to make a bolder statement.  I always go on eBay to watch for sales and deals on buttons because they can get pricey at department stores.  If I buy in bulk on eBay and update buttons on a shirt or coat, I then like to add some in a cluster onto a hat or scarf so that they can match my coat.  I’ve also added some lace or scrap fabric into shirts that I want to spice up or even a t-shirt that I’ve outgrown.  I try not to get rid of clothes that I can still use, but if I can no longer use them, I donate them to a location that give the clothes away for free to people in need.  Remember, it’s not all about saving yourself money, but it’s also about the environment and helping others.