I saw this shirt on crazy clearance at my second place of employment that shall still remain nameless 🙂
I love wearing aqua. I happen to be a “Soft Summer” complexion/Season (it’s my job to know these things. Plus, I’m just kind of a dork like that). Aqua brings out the best in me. Annnnnd… it’s just really pretty 🙂
Sidebar: If you don’t know YOUR season, I highly recommend you figure it out. It really helps you know what colors suit you and what colors don’t. My whole life I thought I was an “Autumn” because I have green eyes. I was disgustingly wrong. Take this free quiz if you want to know what your season is 🙂
Back to the refashion…
I don’t have any “during” photos of this one, folks. This was another one of my “first” refashions.
In a nutshell: I cut off the sleeves completely, took them in a few inches; Then, I took in the top part of the shirt only. I really wanted this to be a dress and if I took it in too much, it would’ve become a shirt; Then, I reattached the arms because I like sleeves. It was still loose in the “bodice” shall we call it… so, I put elastic under my bust line to cinch it even more. Elastic is great 🙂
This one really took me a while, actually. I had to keep taking it in, and I made several mistakes along the way that I had to fix. It really was quite challenging. But, I was really happy with the outcome!
The pics don’t do it justice. Do you SEE that fabulous scoop neckline with the bling? Take my word for it, it’s gorgeous 🙂