I’ve always loved comfy, flowy maxidresses but in my younger years I believed the fashion mag do’s & don’ts commanding that my short stature meant I could never wear them (another bizarre style myth that’s been disproved with the wisdom of not giving a toss that comes with age).
Grab the my thrifted outfit info, styling tips and discover how to make your own Marvelous Maxidresses for #ThriftyThursday:
Sunglasses (thrifted) $0.50 – Faux Leather Jacket (thrifted) $2 – Vintage Maxidress (thrifted) $10 – Chunky Chelsea Boots (had for years & refashioned) $0
Total outfit cost: $12.50
Quick styling tip: Throw a casual jacket or cardi over a glam maxidress to transform it into a casual daytime look.
It’s super simple to create your own easy breezy maxidress without a pattern, just take a look at my thrifty tute:
Check out all of my top tips for successful thrifting trips right here!
You can never go wrong with a fabulous dress and I’m here to help you (re)create your own unique sustainable style with this convenient collection of my fave DIY dress tutorials from Confessions of a Refashionista:
Contains 14 projects with easy to follow tutorials & full colour step by step photos for everyone from first-time upcyclers to experienced Refashioners!
The Delightful Dress Projects include:
3 No Sew Transformations
4 Quick & Simple Refashions
2 Marvelous Maxi Dresses
2 Cozy Knit Creations
2 Dowdy Vintage Fixes
An Adorable Denim Pinafore Dress
+ My top dye & bleach tips and tricks
(grab all of my groovy CoaR for $3 tutorial collections right here)
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Snag some thrifty inspiration (+ join up & share your love of second hand) over on my Gone Thrifting facebook group!
As always feel free to take part in the thrifty fun & vote for the upcoming themes: