wardrobe refashion: beach dress

I bought this dress because I thought it would be nice for the beach. After taking it in at the waist (sorry, you can’t really tell in the photos) and shortening the hem to knee length, it’s not really doing anything for me.

wardrobe refashion: beach dress

My husband says it looks good, but it makes me feel kind of blah. I’m still keeping it for vacation, but it will probably get donated after that!

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3 Responses to wardrobe refashion: beach dress blahs

  1. :( I hate when that happens .. but at least you got to try!

  2. Sally says:

    Could you embellish it with something fun? A ruffle or embroidery? It might help to make it a V-neck with a beautiful colored ruffle edge. Bright yellow or blue is a popular pairing for black & white. It’s got good “bones” but it is kind of basic. Good luck!

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