Thursday, 12 April 2012

Real preppy

skirt  thrifted &altered  strippes&sweater  zara  shirt husband's  sprider  sunglasses rayban

I haven't worn my sweater like this since I was eighteen although  it is the epitomy of preppy look. But I've seen it around lately so couldn't resist a post. The skirt is my fourth find which I took the sides in and shortened.
It makes a great difference to fit the skirts to my body and I'm amazed how few simple stiches can transorm a skirt from unwearable to flattering.
It also opens new horizons to thrifting cause I don't pass out on many lovely skirts because they don't fit.
I'm in a fitting mania lately mainly making my pants tighter to fit my body and also tightening my shirts. It feels like I have a totally new wardrobe .
Do you alter your clothes? If not would you like to try?


  1. Once again, Angie, you did it! I consider myself to be adventurous in what I wear, but you took some elements that I would never have thought of, and made them your own! These simple items, combined your way, excite my eyes and mind so much!! Looking forward to the next....have a great day!

  2. You just have the most darling skirts, I want to steal from your wardrobe!

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  3. Like Bethanny Frankel once said "If I could tailor my underwear I would."

    I have three tailors. One for quick fixes, one for basic tailoring, and one who charges me an arm and a leg for intricate jobs. I think a lot women don't take advantage of tailors these days, nor are they appreciated for their work. It ain't easy!

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  4. I bought a skirt this past weekend with a very similar print and it will need to be shortened. You can bet that I'm studying the alterations you made to this one.

  5. You've inspired me to relook at a skirt I've been considering getting rid of - it has more pleats than I'd like and is a little wide but i'm wild about the colour of it. Thanks for inspiring me.

  6. Love this preppy outfit! The patterns are so cute :)

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