Typical little weekend for me in Burbank. I went for a walk up to Portos to procure some delicious breakfast foods, and ended up sifting through thrift store garments. Lucky for me, (and not so lucky) I found some things. To be honest I have, in the past, been notorious for buying garments that I have every intention of altering to my specifications, (to take something from being a little off putting, to a fit to delight over) and sat on them for years, and years, and years, to present day. This weekend was different, I actually bought a dress and altered it the same day, what do you think...?
I adored the sweet blue and white stripes, and it was an easy alter because the dress really had a great classic shape to it. I just wanted to hem up the skirt and make it a bit younger.
The stars really aligned when I found the extra button sewn in to the skirts hem, hidden away for me to someday make a cute little belt with (oh, and that day was Sunday).
I can't take credit for the pleating on the skirt, but I really do love it.
I decided to add a little broach to sass up the ensemble, thank you again thrift store!