Remake: Red, Blue, & Black Patterned Dress

Apr 17, 2015 | 13 Comments

So this dress…

The sleeves were just a little too tight with those shoulder pads!!

New Dress A Day - Paisley Dress

Tight Sleeves!!

…but the pattern was fab!

New Dress A Day - Paisley Dress

Those buttons tho…

I think this was the “camera shot me mid-speaking” moment where I was contemplating “what am I going to do to make this something I want to wear.”

New Dress A Day - Paisley Dress

Hey neck!

The ideas were flowing and something hit!

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Remake: Red, Blue, & Black Patterned Dress

Apr 14, 2015 | 3 Comments

Loved this dress when I saw it! The pattern was fab, but those sleeves were just a little too tight.

New Dress A Day - Paisley Dress

Tight Sleeves!!

Chic buttons lined the side of the dress which I loved and those pleats were dreamy.

New Dress A Day - Paisley Dress

Those buttons tho…

It needed a little pick-me-up, so I did just that!! Check back shortly to see the full remake…

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Upcoming Outfits!

Feb 25, 2015 | 3 Comments

I’ve been playing around with a bunch of fun pieces that you’ll see over the next few days!!

This one looks like something that I would have worn when I was six as my nightgown. This is like the grown-up, adult version! PS, it’s velour!!!

Vintage nightgown - New Dress A Day

PJs?

This one feels like I should be in Annie. You know, if Annie gets remade again and it’s all adults playing the orphaned kids?

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Annie-esque?

And this might be the piéce de resistance. HELLO, too big jumpsuit!!! The before shots that go along with this one are AMAZING. Just you wait…

Vintage Jumpsuit - New Dress A Day

ULTIMATE JUMPSUIT

All coming soon to a screen near you!! Stay tuned :)

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Remake: Vintage Purple Pleated Dress

Feb 19, 2015 | 20 Comments

There’s nothing more uncomfortable than a tight neck!

New Dress A Day - vintage dress

Tight neck!

I feel like I get neck-claustrophobia (yeah, that’s a word I just made up) when I wear things like this. The color was fab…

New Dress a Day - Vintage Dress

Make me more fun!

…but the dress needed a little more something added to it, you know?

New Dress A Day - vintage dress

Hey, now!

Plus there were some major shoulder pads that needed to get removed.

New Dress A Day - vintage dress

Shoulder pads!!

I should stuff new pillows with all of the pads that I’ve accumulated :) Ready to see how this dress looks now??

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Boxes O’Vintage & Purple Satin Dress Teaser

Feb 17, 2015 | 3 Comments

I’ve unearthed a few of my boxes labeled vintage (yay!!!) and it was like Christmas all over again as I began to unpack. I’m only one extra-large Home Depot box in, and already it’s a season’s worth of remakes.

New Dress A Day - box of vintage clothes!

Box o’vintage

It’s also solidifying the fact that my memory isn’t serving me as well as it used to because a half of the pieces I don’t even recall purchasing :) Is there such a thing as “moving brain?” Because if so, I’m self-diagnosing myself with just that.

Didn’t remember this cute top…

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Perfect summer top!

Same goes with this 60s dress with an amazingly sick collar!! (Love me some collars.)

New Dress A Day - vintage clothes!

Dye job on the horizon for this one?? What are your thoughts???

Totally forgot about this aqua dress…

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Love that applique!

…as well as this French polyester shirt with “bonbons” and “Paris” written all over it. Definitely not sure what my original intention was for this one, but I’m determined to make it work!

New Dress A Day - vintage clothes!

Oui Oui!

I shot a bunch of pieces before I moved, so the before looks are pretty much ready to go. Tomorrow, I’m going to turn this dress into something a little more updated!

New Dress A Day - vintage dress

Tight neck!

And preferably something with some more room at the neck!

Those shoulder pads are going to get removed as well…

New Dress A Day - vintage dress

Shoulder pads!!

Stay tuned!

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