Put a ring on it

I made this dress last summer and used it a bit but never really like it, despite the colors and despite it being linen. It somehow felt too clumsy.

I decided  a reason could be that the waist is too low to be high and too high to be low, so I figured a belt would pull the waistline further down. Worth a try.

I had to buy the belt buckle, was aiming for a white one for a sixtie’s touch, but couldn’t find one. This red one which-isn’t-the-same-color-but-close-enough worked fine I think.

We’ll see if I like it better now. My expression isn’t too promising I’d say, but I’ve worn it. Seeing the pictures I’m thinnking naybe i should shorten the skirt as well.

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2 responses to this post.

  1. I like it. The two colours together are great. I think the belt is good. It might be better if the skirt were shorter than the bodice? Easy enough to pin it up and check it out? I hope you find a way to make it wearable for you because it is pretty darned smashing.

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  2. If the belt was made from the red fabric, it would make the skirt appear to be shorter and this might solve your dilemma.

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