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Recycling:Bridesmaid Edition

You know how it is when you are a bridesmaid, and the bride says "You can totally wear the dress again" but in reality, you know the only event you'd wear it to is a Halloween princess costume party. Well, I was a bridesmaid April this year and i was determined not to let the dress join the league of bridesmaid dresses at the back of my closet.

The picture quality is not the best, but still thought i'd share.
The original dress
Btw, i caught the bouquet ( i usually always catch it *hides face in shame*)

So, i detached the top and voila i had a trumpet/mermaid skirt.I paired it with a lace top i got from Charlotte Russe and cinched the waist with a scarf from Filenes Basement. Apart from the fact that someone spilled oily food on the mermaid part of the skirt, i had fun re rocking my dress.

Enjoy the rest of your week Chicas and dont forget to vote for me(Best Fashion/Style Blog category) at Nigerian Blog award.


  1. Great use of the dress. What you did with after is lovely. nice!

    Fashion Rehab

  2. WOW,stunning dress!!!You look absolutely amazing!

  3. I am sooooooooo impressed with the way you customised the dress. Looks gorgeous both ways. I`m a bridesmaid this summer (*sigh*) and i am not a fan of my dress, so thanks for your great idea, cos i might be doing a similar thing.

    p.s sorry about the v.long

  4. what an amazing transformation. i love it.

  5. Clever. I hate when I can't reuse a bridesmaid dress after spending so much money.

  6. Very nice before, even better after!

  7. Alright then... get your money worth!!! Me LIKEY!!!!

  8. Fine gal!! Very nice way of reinventing the dress.. Keep up the great work honey!!

  9. Very creative! Love the way you rerawked the look and you looked fly!

  10. Great idea, a dress becomes a skirt.

  11. Good idea. My friends & I were talking about how to do this...

  12. The dress looks great, and the skirt too. Love the poses in the first two pics.

  13. I love what you did with it!! inspirational so to speak.

  14. Nice work! It really looks good on you!

  15. I like what you did with the dress, very creative.

  16. Ooooh!! Awesome! This skirt is a great idea :D


  17. That is such a great idea!! You look FAB. Love Sia x

  18. Great tips, I should give it a try soon, wow! love it.

  19. You should make the top a blouse as well. That is what I used to do with my old trad and even vintage dresses!

  20. i like what you did with the dress!!!

  21. Great use of the dress--nice!


  22. Such a great idea, you look great! Off to vote for your right now! Congrats!


  23. Now you did a great job with transforming that dress. I usually take a lot of pictures on the day and just make up my mind to dump the dress afterwards :)
    I voted for you already. I hope you win xxx

  24. you did a great job transforming your gown! looks great!

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