Monday, 2 January 2012

Dress hemming DIY, Prada and Suspenders

Happy Monday!!! I hope most of you are cozy at home enjoying the last stat before you set out to start "real life" again.

I am at work already. Don't feel too bad for me though, I didn't have to start that early.

It's already been a pretty productive start to the year.

We made our first video! It can also be found at the right hand column. That's where all the future videos will eventually rest.



The footage for the opening sequence was shot awhile ago. Finally, we had the right topic and the video was born!

It's a tutorial video on how to hem a dress without cutting and sewing. I am pretty lazy when it comes to altering clothing. I also don't like to make permanent changes; therefore, I try to look for the easiest possible way to change something that doesn't actually require me to do anything complicated. I don't even own a sewing machine anyway.

Hope you guys enjoyed the video. The end result of my DIY hemming accompanied me to a wonderful day at Granville Island.

Vintage dress  and, red suspender tights, wide  flower belt, rocket dog polkadot shoes, and  prada cross body bag, velvet  jacket, scarf, graville Island, Talize Find, Ann's Fabulous Finds Prada Purse, vintage fashion, thrift fashion, style, street style

It was a brisk and cloudy day. Once again, this outfit is mostly "sponsored" by Talize. The velvet jacket, scarf and what's underneath are all from Talize. The suspender tights are from Urban Outfitter. Though I don't think they sell them anymore. But ASOS still has them. I should get myself another black pair and make sure I don't rip them this time. The shoes are by Rocket Dog.

I love the purse! I got it from Ann's Fabulous Finds. This amazing designer consignment store ran by wonderful people!

The briskness finally got to me, need to head inside to warm up. Hmmm, Mint Mocca!

Vintage dress  and, red suspender tights, wide  flower belt, rocket dog polkadot shoes, and  prada cross body bag, Talize find, Coffee shop, Ann's fabulous finds prada purse, vintage fashion, thrift fashion, style, street styl

Also a great opportunity to reveal the dress that I hemmed without sewing!! I absolutely love the way it looks, especially paired with the wide flower belt I got from one of my favourite local boutiques Gentille Alouette

Vintage dress  and, red suspender tights, wide flower belt, rocket dog polkadot shoes, and  prada cross body bag, Talize Find, vintage fashion, thrift fashion, style, street style

Good, now I am warm enough to brave the outside without the protective layers.

Vintage dress  and, red suspender tights, wide  flower belt, rocket dog polkadot shoes, and  prada cross body bag, Talize Find, vintage fashion, thrift fashion, style, street style, Ann's fabulous finds prada purse

Vintage dress  and, red suspender tights, wide  flower belt, rocket dog polkadot shoes, and  prada cross body bag, Talize Find, vintage fashion, thrift fashion, style, street style, Ann's fabulous finds prada purse

Brrr, cold, time to leave.

velvet jacket, and prada purse strap, leaving graville island, Talize Find, vintage fashion, thrift fashion, style, street style, Ann's fabulous finds prada purse

Such a great day, wonderful way to start the new year, hope you are all enjoying yours.

8 comments:

  1. The red spin on the suspender tights are so you! I'm tempted to get a red pair too but I'm still too chicken to wear such bold colours ;) + Great first video! I always wanted to do them but I think my voice sounds gross, haha.

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  2. Thanks Vonnie, I totally ripped my black pair.... I can be so rough sometimes..

    I never wore the red until now, was scared of it before too. Haahah, but it's not so bad when paired right.

    You should totally do videos! It's so much fun. I am sure your voice does not sound gross.

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  3. Wow! SO creative and SO pretty!

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  4. Thanks Jeannie. The thing with thrift shopping is the fact that I will need to alter a lot of the stuff haha

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  5. That prada flap bag is amazing!!! Next post... pls do closeups of it?? :) For the people abroad.. ie. ME : )

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  6. Hahah will do Dee. You can check out my Accesories page, there are close ups there.

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  7. I love suspender tights, the dress looks lovely as well. Happy new Year!

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  8. Thank you so much. Those tights are super fun, happy new years to you too :)

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