Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Neglected Chevron Skirt



My first real blog post was about refashioning this skirt.  I really thought I'd do more sewing posts on the blog, but then I don't do as much sewing as I expected I might.  But this was a good project, and I was very happy with how it turned out.  And then I haven't worn it for just over a year!  What's up with that?  It doesn't transition into summer at all, so I think it just got moved to the back of the skirts and I forgot about it.  I'll have to try wearing it in the next month before it starts to warm up.

My first outfit post featured this pink cardigan.  I've worn it a lot over the years and it's getting a little faded.  I got a sort of replacement for Christmas, but it's a little bit of a different shade, so I'm not sure I am ready to get rid of this one.  I'm allowed to have 2 pink boyfriend cardigans, right?  

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Cardigan: Marisa Kristina
Top: Gap
Necklace: InPink
Skirt: Kenneth Cole refashioned by me
Boots: Steve Madden

9 comments:

  1. What a great skirt! I wish I had time to sew too, because there are so many great patterns out there. Loving the bright pink and black and white together. One of my favorite combos!

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  2. Of course you are allowed to have as many pink cardigans as you deem necessary! Such a cute skirt! Too bad it can't be a summery skirt, too! I just love the pattern and colors.

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  3. I love that skirt! I swear - I always have these good intentions to sew all the time, but it just doesn't happen as often as I would like :)

    I have done the exact same thing with a "replacement item!" I bought a white cardigan to replace another faded one that I had but the old one has shorter sleeves and now I am really doubting whether or not I can get rid of it. For now, I support you holding onto both pink cardigans :)

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  4. Yes. You may keep both your cardigans, you have my permission =) Cute skirt, and so cool that you refashioned it yourself!

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  5. Yes, yes, yes, you may keep your cardigans. I honestly realized that I have like 2 cardigans and not even a black ONE! How is that even possible?

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  6. You and I both have such similar looks today, love this skirt!

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  7. Oh, hell, I have like three white blazers, so you can have all of the pink cardigans you want, Andi! Why doesn't this skirt transition to summer? Can you spruce it up with a pink tee just like your cardigan? It just looks so pretty on you.

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  8. A sweater turned skirt? Awesome. Also, as long as you wear your cardis, you can have as many as you want. I almost bought a cobalt blazer, until I realized I have a cobalt cardi and cobalt-ish boyfriend cardi that don't get enough wear. I second Danielle's comment -- would pairing it with a bright top not work?

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  9. I've never seen a chevron skirt--great selection you've made! I will have to try one on now!

    Colour Me Classic

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