Prom dress from the 1920s

Added Jul 7, 2012

by My Starbrink

Umeå, Sweden

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Description

I bought an ugly 80s dress at a vintage store with an idea in mind. I cut the sleeves off, restored some of the beading which were coming off and added fringe, and just like that it transformed into a twenties dress that i wore for prom. Whoop whoop!

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Classic, Evening Wear, Vintage

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    Jul 12, 2012, 01.56 PMby barmaglot

    Wow, that is so gorgeous!! I love 20s style.. (and hate 80s)

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    Jul 12, 2012, 01.15 PMby renatap

    Great idea!!!

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    Jul 10, 2012, 04.50 PMby laurii

    the dress is stunning and you look beautiful in it! x

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    Jul 9, 2012, 08.11 AMby lazylinchen

    Wow, what a stylish group you are! Who would have thought you can make something so pretty from 80’s fashion…

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    Jul 8, 2012, 10.08 PMby RuellaDesigns

    You and your friends look great!

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    Jul 8, 2012, 04.38 PMby lennert

    Really stunning!

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    Jul 8, 2012, 11.39 AMby Milena Bella

    you look like a movie star:)! show us the before pic (of the dress:))

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    Jul 8, 2012, 08.56 AMby Martch

    Great job on the dress, hair and make up – you look gorgeous!

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    Jul 8, 2012, 03.40 AMby junaluska

    Fantastic! You and your friends must have been the best-dressed there.

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    Jul 8, 2012, 12.13 AMby mollykatherine

    You look stunning! how thrifty too!

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    Jul 7, 2012, 10.55 PMby gatonju

    That is a beautiful upcycle! I also love the way you styled the whole ensemble.

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    Jul 7, 2012, 09.48 PMby Mary Athey

    You did an amazing job xx

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    Jul 7, 2012, 09.43 PMby brisehuus

    Gorgeous! I very much love your dress and the whole styling (hair, make up everything). Good job, well done. Hope you enjoyed your prom :-))

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    Jul 7, 2012, 06.02 PMby jacquipardue

    beautiful dress, and great vision!! you look gorgeous.

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    Jul 7, 2012, 04.54 PMby mojo elgin

    Very nice! I hope you had fun at your prom… :)

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