Friday, August 5, 2011

Shirt as skirt

I had wanted to debut my $1 thrift store find in its original form, but that will have to wait for later. Instead, you'll get to see my awesome button-up shirt worn as a skirt! I never would have thought of this idea on my own - I was actually inspired by this Chictopia article. While reading the article I kept thinking, "This is the stupidest idea ever. Why would someone wear a shirt as a skirt?" But then I decided to run into the bedroom and try it really quick before I passed judgement, and as it turns out, I loved it! (Though you can feel free to disagree!) Josh looked at my outfit and said, "Cute skirt," and didn't believe that it was a shirt until I untied the bow and showed him that it was made up of sleeves.

I'm curious - would any of you try doing this?

Shirt: Forever 21
Skirt: Button-up shirt worn as skirt, thrifted from The Dig
Shoes: thrifted from House of Vintage
Purse: thrifted from The Dig
Necklace: free from aunt
Bracelet: Charlotte Russe


  1. That's actually pretty awesome. After work I'm going to have to raid my husband's button up shirts and see if I can make it work for me too! :)

  2. That is such the clever idea!!! I'm tempted to give it a try right now! =P Hopefully it will turn out looking half as decent as yours!!

  3. I really like this idea. I have seen it before but now that I see it again here I have to say that I want to try it! I think that this is a great idea.

  4. i think it's a really creative re-purposing, and looks amazing!

    Chic on the Cheap

  5. That looks awesome!!! How did you do that?! Genius.

    Julie Del @ J.Bird

  6. Ah yes, I've seen this idea floating around for a while, but haven't been brave enough to try it yet. Maybe I will now. You've inspired me!

    14 Shades Of Grey

  7. that is such a great idea and i love the pattern of the skirt!

    <3 steffy
    Steffys Pros and Cons

  8. I love your version of it! Great choice on the shirt to use! :)

  9. Mmmmmmm, I might be more willing to try this if my husband had collection of interesting shirts and I had a smaller butt.


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