boogaloo

Added Jun 20, 2012

by oonaballoona

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Description

this is a refashioning of two thrifted pieces: a yellow sundress and a technicolor romper. i sliced them apart at the waist and reattached them with new trim for a waistband. super easy and now i have 3 pieces i love rather than 2 unworn dresses! (the fourth amputee is on probation, but hey, i’m still ahead.)

more pics & more about it on my blog, oonaballoona: take me salsa dancing

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Bohemian, Evening Wear, Ethnic, Romantic
Material
Cotton, Blends, Polyester, Rayon

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    Jul 10, 2012, 12.04 AMby bethmaryharley

    This is so beautiful! I am having a bit of a love affair with yellow skirts at the moment, so this is totally up my street! And the swirlier the better… Love your blog btw! :)

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    Jun 26, 2012, 05.53 PMby madebymeg

    great print combo

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    Jun 22, 2012, 02.02 PMby Mary Athey

    Really lovely.and the colours are fab x

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    Jun 21, 2012, 07.21 PMby Binita Shrestha

    Hot Damn!!

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    Jun 21, 2012, 01.22 PMby Ibellis22

    Wow this is so gorgeous. Really amazing

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    Jun 21, 2012, 10.17 AMby Vivat Veritas

    this looks amazing! the color and the pattern looks really great on you! love the peek-a-boo hole in the back:)

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      Jun 22, 2012, 06.43 PMby oonaballoona

      i had an idea you’d like the peek a boo :))

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    Jun 21, 2012, 06.11 AMby Nickiejc

    Lovely dress. A good example of the whole being greater than the sum of its parts….I think I got that right ?! You have a talented photographer also, lovely pics, lovely dress, lovely pics……

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      Jun 22, 2012, 06.44 PMby oonaballoona

      i will tell the photographer you like her pics. she has very curly hair and spends half the shoot running to get into poses :))

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    Jun 21, 2012, 04.18 AMby caterina1980

    This is very cool, love the colours!

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      Jun 22, 2012, 06.44 PMby oonaballoona

      thanks! the colors are what kept these refashions around…

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    Jun 20, 2012, 10.13 PMby lelie

    I love it!

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    Jun 20, 2012, 08.58 PMby ariation

    That’s one god looking refashioned piece! I like the colour combo

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      Jun 22, 2012, 06.45 PMby oonaballoona

      thank you! love your bridal pics, they’re beautiful :)

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