Sheer Skirts & Gypsy Woes

Sep 17, 2012




Happy Monday, guys! I am really making this pink shirt work overtime- it just catches my eye every time I go diving into my closet.

This here dress was one of those "frustrating" items in my closet. It wouldn't work with anything, not one thing. And on the off-chance that I did find a vest or cardi that it could possibly play nice with, the sheerness and tightness of it would make me look a little more...womanly than I'm used to.  I looked like the leader of a belly dancing gypsy pack. It was impossible to not shimmy my tatas as I walked; they had a mind of their own in this. Not my usual vintage look, no no.

So, I decided to throw my hands up and stop trying to make it work as a dress...and instead turned it into a skirt. And I think it's pretty :)

shirt- thrifted
dress (worn as skirt)- UO
booties- macys
necklace- c/o cheerfully charmed (recent!)



46 comments :

  1. Hattitude Style Blog
    marlen! i love love love your new hair do! looks GREAT

    talk soon wild child
    -Hattie
    Hattitude Style Blog

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  2. LOVE this outfit - the hi-lo skirt/dress is too cute as a skirt! BUT, I do think if you found the right slouchy oversized sweater or a relaxed blazer, it'd work as a dress too!

    XOXO
    -Daisy Nguyen from PS BANANAS fashion blog:
    http://psbananas.com

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    1. i like the slouchy sweater idea... now i just need to buy a slouchy sweater ;)

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  3. Lovely outfit! I would love to see this as the dress alone, just cause it looks so pretty, and because well you are a woman and you have a womanly shaped that I for one think is okay to be seen from time to time, own it.

    xomando

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  4. That sounds like a wild dress! But so pretty as a skirt, definitly the right thing to do. You look so lovely!
    Carlee

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  5. it's lovely as a skirt! Also, just sent you an email :)

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  6. Cute idea to belt a button down over a dress...it's really working for you! Love the colours in this skirt too, so romantic.

    <3 Cambria
    jupefashion.blogspot.com

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  7. Haha you are so funny, you gypsy pack ring leader. Looks like you came up with a great solution for your dress! Love the print.

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  8. Hehee, it works nicely as a skirt! And love the yellow necklace against the mauve top. So pretty!

    -Jen

    www.vibrantbeautyblog.blogspot.com

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  9. Haha!! I think it looks great as a skirt! LOVE the booties! I don't know why I don't have a pair...

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    1. get on it!! i actually waited till around february to get them because i knew macy's would be practically giving them away at that point. but i know target always has super cheap pairs just like these!

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  10. Hilarious anecdotes XD glad you found a way to make the dress work. I love the pattern :)
    x

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  11. I love your skirt/ dress :) xx

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  12. I think it's pretty too :)
    That is one gorgeous dress, that's for sure! Love the subtle hi-low hem and print ♥

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  13. great combo! love ur retro +modern look. you def rock.
    http://rock4less.blogspot.co.uk/

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  14. cute outfit :)

    prillamie.blogspot.com

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  15. Love maxi skirt with ankle boots for fall!

    xo
    Alison

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  16. It looks great as a dress, very nice! :)

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  17. I love your outfit!
    It have a bohemian feeling that I love!!!

    XOXO
    http://fashion-mask.blogspot.pt/

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  18. Such a creative way to wear a dress like a skirt! Looks really great! :)

    callmemaddie.blogspot.com

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  19. love this look! the combination of lilac and yellow is great and the necklace is to die for.

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  20. Um...I want this skirt! It's so pretty! I love how you styled it...glad you finally found the perfect pairing. Oh and those boots...AMAZINGGGG xx

    Twenties Girl Style

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  21. I'm so glad you were able to make this dress work as a skirt, it's stunning! What a fantastic print. And I don't think anyone would complain about you getting use out of this shirt, it's a great piece.

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  22. very nice outfit! I like that skirt very much and the necklace and how you tied the whole outfit together! Very well done!

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  23. Loving this dress as a skirt, the pattern paired with that lilac tone is perfection!

    Alexandra xo

    tovogueorbust.com

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  24. Gorgeous look!! :) I like this lovely skirt!!
    Thank you so much for your nice compliment :)
    xoxo

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  25. Ohh love your statement necklace... the outfit is also cute :)

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  26. Nice hem on that skirt!

    http://initialed.blogspot.com

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  27. oo i love those booties!!

    thanks for your comment on my blog - you mentioned liking the girl's flowery pants, that's my friend Sophie, & i've found out that they're from Topshop!

    Katie x

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  28. Love this look! Nice blog! Would you like to follow eachother? I'm following you now! Kisses from Portugal!

    http://gomadandbuyeverything.blogspot.pt/

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  29. oh i want those shoes! too bad we don't have macy's here. boo!

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  30. That is brilliant!! I love the hi-lo hem as well! Super cute!

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  31. Lovely skirt, boots and necklace of course :)

    http://gamesoffashion.blogspot.com/

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  32. Great post! I love it! ^^ You have a nice blog, mind to follow each other? :)

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  33. love the prints and color combination!

    xoxo

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  34. Great post!

    3 words LOVE YOUR STYLE :)

    I'm an instant follower of you now :)

    Please feel free to check out my blog if you have the time

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    Love,

    Janice
    the-fashion-milkshake.blogspot.nl

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  35. love how you turned your dress into a skirt! absolutely love it!

    chooohanna.blogspot.com

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  36. I love your necklace and the skirt! Cool outfit :)

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  37. love ur hair color! <3

    http://calitahin.blogspot.com/

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  38. LOVE the colors of this look, very natural and effortless. So cute :)

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