Friday, March 15, 2013

Spring has sprung

Tee - 4ever young
Belt - gift from Sheila
Skirt - thrifted, DIY'd
Tennis Shoes - Arche
Petite Star Stud earrings (barely pictured) - gift from Ana

I know spring doesn't technically start until next week, but it's 70F today! Glorious sunny and warm day! I had to go with something fun and swingy. My favorite striped top, my recycled red dress (I know..), and my shiny arche tennis shoes. Yesterday I got into a sewing frenzy and turned two dresses into skirts. I like dresses, but I own 12 of them (not including the ones I turned into skirts). Proportionally in my closet, that is a LOT. So I decided to finish out my skirt rainbow by adding an orange and red skirt to the mix.

I took the button detail that I loved from the dress and added it to the bottom of the skirt. That way I keep all my favorite parts and have a fun midi skirt to mix and match with different tops. I've definitely been loving the longer length. This outfit was so comfy, the weather so nice, the DH and I had a lovely walk outside!

And in case you couldn't tell... I really like this sort of look..

 

15 comments:

  1. Oh I love all of your remixes Megan! That striped top is a lot of fun and YAY for 70!!!! We were supposed to hit 70 today. I don't know if we did but I'm not going to turn my nose up to a day I can get through sans coat. I feel a little ashamed, however, at you gauging 12 dresses as a lot. I think I have about 30 . . . woops!

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  2. LOVE this! And gah, 70 degrees!! I want that! I want bare legs darn it! Red and black is one of my favorite combos too, nothing wrong with that!

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  3. The look works, so glad that you do wear it a lot!

    Ugh, I want your weather.

    Also, I sound very much like Beth!

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  4. OH WOW, YOU SHORTENED YOUR HAIR AGAIN - BRAVE GIRL. Red looks good on you. I am happy to see the past outfits. It is good to reflect on older styles. =)

    I like the asymmetry (on your left side) going on in this outfit. And I am a sucker for Red, as well as a sucker for Black & White Stripes. =)

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  5. 70 degrees! *sob*

    Very clever with the recycling! Red + black + stripes = awesome in my book, of course, but the asymmetry makes it awesome +.

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  6. Love the longer length, and of course the bright color of the skirt. Great re-fashioning.

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  7. Oh, gosh, I'm having some blasts from the past from the early days of your blog! I love seeing how you've changed over the years - the hair! Your style, though, has really changed - you've grown and tried so much.

    Great outfit, and please? complaining about your weight when that tiny belt is hanging on your hips? I couldn't even do it up! You look gorgeous any size.

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  8. Very cute! I do love mixing red, black and white. You do it so well too! It's been lovely weather in these parts as well.

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  9. It's so cool to see you in different versions of what you love!! You look great in them all, this new one no exception. We'll be taking a moment tomorrow to enjoy Spring in it's Southern glory. It's my favorite season here, for sure. Enjoy your weekend!! BTW, I love your refashion. :-)

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  10. What a cool top - I can see why you like it sooooo much! And bring on spring - it's been in the mid-60s here and all the flowers are popping!

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  11. This look works for you. Stylish and unique.

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  12. Awesome DIY Megan--i love the look and the button detail is so cute!!

    I'm doing the opposite--i'm turning a maxi skirt i thrifted into a blouse!!!

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  13. Very stylish in any version!!!!
    Wanna follow each????
    Let me know....
    Expressyourselfbypaolalauretano

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  14. I love this look. No wonder you wear that stripe and red so often. But I really like your choice of shoe with this outfit. Bring on the springtime! - I'm with you there.

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  15. Love the dress re-fashion, and seeing all of these red/black/white looks gathered together. Gorgeous in the sunshine!

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