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rinarinarina
« on: June 24, 2011 10:52:06 PM »

v I suppose dress recons make me crazily excited...


I came across this dress at a thrift store for $6, and I knew it had some serious potential



After taking off the sleeves, doing a bit of tailoring, and adding new buttons and white piping, it was ridiculously cute!



I wore it to a party and got some strange looks, but I suppose that's just because teenagers are so closed minded. But look, it even has a pretty back opening!


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« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2011 10:54:29 PM »

that looks fantastic!
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« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2011 11:02:39 PM »

Love it! The back is awesome!
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« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2011 11:07:41 PM »

So incredibly cute! I think those strange looks were just people being jealous! Smiley I know I am!
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« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2011 11:15:54 PM »

I absolutely LOVE this dress, it's ridiculously cute Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2011 01:05:32 AM »

You have a reason to be excited, because it's awesome!
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« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2011 05:25:34 AM »

I'm adoring this dress!! And the back is soo cute! Well done!!
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tiffi_333
« Reply #7 on: June 25, 2011 05:37:17 AM »

I think the stuff teenagers see in stores is just so far from this, that they aren't used to it. When i made my tattered skirts i got a few looks too, but i think youll end up with the same experience of getting women over 20 telling you its amazing. Teenagers like looking simular, and your dress is bound to stand out every time you wear it. Definately keep wearing it though, theyre just silly kids Wink lol
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« Reply #8 on: June 25, 2011 06:11:20 AM »

Very cute =)

And I'm happy to see a lot of the ugly stuff from when I was a kid re-purposed into something much nicer... A far better option than the other trend of just wearing the 80's stuff as it was, but in new fabrics.
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northernbird
« Reply #9 on: June 25, 2011 06:46:38 AM »

I love your new updated dress! (The print kind of reminds me of some curtains we used to have when I was growing up!)  Smiley
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