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Topic: From little girl pinstripes To sexy arm candy pinstripes - first post!!  (Read 2916 times)
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« on: March 01, 2010 03:20:58 PM »

So I had this dress laying around and I never wore it because of the design of it.  Love retro shirt dresses, love pin-stripes but with a fluffy little girl skirt + princess sleeves... not so much.  Also because I have average sized breasts (this dress was obviously purchased at a store that uses skinny adolescent boys as their models) every time I would move practically, the fabric would stretch at the buttons.  Boo.  

Here's what it looked like before.

See what I mean?!  So I decided to take out the back and the sleeves for a sexier look, which is what pin-stripes say to me!  Also no fabric in the back to pull on the front causing indecent exposure.  I accidentally took out a bit too much in the front and had a horrible side boob issue which was, thankfully, fixed with some of the extra fabric from the piece I cut out.  

After trying it on with the top part finished the skirt (which I was okay with at first) looked all the more fluffy, little girl.  So I decided to slim it up along the sides.  This is how it turned out!

Much better, wouldn't you say?!  Thanks for looking~
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« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2010 03:31:48 PM »

Great recon!!
Awesome Job.
I love the first picture with your "Blah" look.


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« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2010 03:58:16 PM »

from frumpy to funky--way way better!

nice recon and good save

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« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2010 04:50:00 PM »

What a great transformation, I love it! It's so very interesting to look at now, and has such personality.

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« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2010 05:13:09 PM »

Stylin!  Great Job!  Like it lots!

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« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2010 10:35:16 AM »

Very niiice, the style you turned it into suits you so much more than the original  Grin

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