DIY DENIM DRESS

Hey everyone! Welcome back to Mackenzie Kateri! Drum roll pleaseeeee! Today’s post is a DIY denim dress. Last week, I was sifting through the racks at the thrift store and I came across a size large vintage overall inspired denim dress. I loved it!! But, I was so sad that it was too big for me!! Who am I kidding? That didn’t stop me. Though the dress wasn’t my size I knew that it just needed a little hemming and taken in a bit on the sides. And a couple days ago, after I finished these tasks, I was staring at the dress and found myself thinking that it needed a twist or more pizazz or I don’t even know!! Then it came to me. FRINGE. Denim fringe is literally a trend bombarding Instagram and the fashion world by day. And the best part about this trend is that you can DO IT YOURSELF. It’s easy, simple, and all I used was a pair of scissors. I watched some tutorials online that suggested other tools!

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After:

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So how did I create this fringe look? First, I hemmed a line across the bottom of the dress where the hem would start. Then, I started chopping and slicing away. I cut the denim into small strips and pulled on the edges to get the strips to fray. Yes, this look is that easy.

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Denim dresses are totally trending. The lighter wash denim dresses scream retro and the 80’s. And the darker denim conveys a fall, country look. They are a great transition piece to add to your closet for fall. I think that they look great with turtle necks or any long sleeve sweater.

What are your thoughts low or high boots with this outfit?! I couldn’t decide! The necklace is from New York and Company only eight dollars! I love how the yellow juxtaposes the denim.

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