Whimsical Life- DIY Day to Night

One way to ensure no one will have on the same outfit as you is to make your outfit.   I love finding clothes and altering them just a little to create a whole new look.  The DIY project below made it possible for me to use ONE dress to create TWO different looks for day and night. A few months ago I feel in love with a coral flowy accordion maxi dress from Forever 21.  I first saw the dress last summer in a mint color and decided against it because of the way my hips looked in the dress.  When I saw the dress reappear this year I knew I had to make it work and took the dress home with me.  Unsure how I was going to pull the dress off, I decided in the worst case scenario I could cut the dress in two at the seam and wear it as two separate pieces.....and that Divadolls is just what I did! Where the top and skirt was joined together I cut above the elastic part in the waist. Viola!  Now I had a cute half top and flowy skirt that became unique statement pieces I adore.

Night
{top- F21/ skirt- ASOS/ shoes- London Trash via Flyjane/ clutch- thrift/ lip color- MAC Nightmoth liner & Kaoir Sex}
Day
{top- F21/ skirt- F21/ purse- Louis Vuitton/ watch- Michael Kors/ necklace- H&M/ lip color- MAC Honeylove}

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9 Responses
  • Super cute!!! looove it!!

  • Brittany
    July 9, 2013

    Very cute and creative! I've seen this dress a few times but passed it up because I knew it would be too long :(. I love that color!

  • ari
    July 9, 2013

    You nailed both looks! I love it.

  • Angelique Ikuzwe
    July 10, 2013

    I want the London Trash shoes in yellow, but did you find walking in them easy cos they look pretty high!!! I must say you did both outfits some major justice!!

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    Angélique x

  • Katiyah Jo'Nel
    July 10, 2013

    Both looks are amazing…your creativity was on point with this two..

  • Shamoneke Thomas
    July 13, 2013

    *Simply Goregous*

  • Stéphane Manu Bobo
    July 30, 2013

    so nice

  • GlitzMonroe
    October 4, 2013

    Your night look is by bar one of my most favorite head to heel looks ever!!! The color and creativity was awesome!!!! Love love love!!!!

  • k . . .
    October 13, 2013

    Your hair is gorgeous and so are you! I love what you did with the dress to make it unique. The day time look is crazy! What type of shirt is that that you got from F21? I've never seen it online before, neither the dress. Very creative all around.
    xoxo,
    Kay